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A Reflection & Historical Summary on US Memorial Day

May 25, 2008 | In a reflection on US Memorial Day, BPFNA founding director Ken Sehested writes, "As a child I wasnít aware that Memorial Day observances were intended for those felled on the battlefield. I thought of it as a day of familial remembrance, honoring relatives gone before usóveterans and non-veterans alikeósomething akin to a low-church All Saints Day, but with flowers." Read more »

"Cry Tears for Burma"

May 20, 2008 | This first-hand account of the tragedy that continues to unfold following Cyclone Nargis in Burma comes from Dr. Anna May Say Pa, the former principal of the Myanmar Institute of Theology. Read more »

Remembering Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr.

April 4, 2008 | A last minute change in plans led Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. from a trip to support the gubernatorial candidacy of an African American in North Carolina to Memphis, Tennessee the first week of April 1968.... Read more »

BPFNA Adopts Statement Regarding Crisis in Gaza Strip

March 17, 2008 | Fighting between Israel and Palestine continues, despite efforts to continue a dialogue to move peace efforts forward. The BPFNA Board of Directors has adopted a Statement of Concern regarding the ongoing crisis and calls on its members to take action in support of a just and peaceful resolution. Read more »


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