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From indonesia to Cuba, from Poland to Burkina Faso, the new photogalleries of the Christmas lunches of Sant'Egidio in the world

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2017, the children from all over the world ask for peace

Photogallery of the marches of January 1st

Christmas Lunch with the poor: let's prepare a table table that reaches the whole world

01/20/2017
Memory of Jesus crucified

The Everyday Prayer


 
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Ogorodnikov Alexander


Witness of the Gulag Deportations, Russian Federation

Was born in Russia in1950. Since he was young, he has committed himself to defending human rights and freedom of conscience.
In 1974 he founded a “Christian Seminar for  Religious Renaissance Issues”, a first attempt to give life to an independent Christian social movement. For that reason,  he was arrested by the Council for State Security(KGB). Sentenced for anti-Soviet propaganda and agitation, he was convict in a prison camp.
After his liberation in 1987, he has been intensively campaigning for human rights and freedom of conscience. He has set up various social projects and solidarity activities in aid of the poor living in Moscow, such as street children, homeless people, abandoned youth in difficulty.

World meeting for peace The Courage to Hope

 

Sarajevo 2012

 

September 11: Religions in Dialogue for Peace

 

Barcelona 2010

 

Krakow 2009

 

Cyprus 2008

 

Cracow 2009

Greeting of pope Benedict XVI



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01/20/2017
Memory of Jesus crucified

The Everyday Prayer