Asia and the Pacific

Articles

May 9, 2002

'We are eyeball to eyeball with the enemy every day,' said the young American soldier assigned to take groups into the Demilitarized Zone separating North and South Korea at Panmunjom. He said that a thousand tourists come through the zone on a good day, many of them veterans. The border--4 km...

September 14, 1999

The unfolding tragedy in East Timor is yet another sad and agonizing example of the human family's inability to live in harmony. So much divides us. The killing includes among its many victims the Reverend Francisco de Vasconcelos Ximenes, General Secretary of the Christian Church in East Timor...

September 25, 1998

Eight Japanese and eight American young adults found that differences in culture, history and language are difficult but not impossible to overcome during a 16-day Pilgrimage for Justice, Peace and Reconciliation this summer. Organized as a retirement gift honoring former Presiding Bishop...

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