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In Honour of the Honeybee

By Louisa Feiter Honey has a special significance in most religions. In our household on Maundy Thursday we would celebrate with a very simple supper that consisted of fresh bread, grapes, salt and honey. We would sit by candlelight and nothing tasted sweeter than that honey on fresh bread. That sweetness has long been recognised […]

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One Web of Life Programme

Our hearts know that a more beautiful world is possible¹ – a world wherein humankind, as part of Earth’s web of life, is in a benign and compassionate relationship with all other beings; a world in which we treat other-than-human animals humanely and with respect; a world in which all animals are free to engage […]

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It’s a Pig’s Life

God has designed these remarkably intelligent and curious creatures with the ability to communicate with various expressions of grunts, oinks and squeals that have specific meanings. Pigs’ instinctive behavior is to form stable family groups with clearly established social hierarchies. In nature pigs are normally active during the day and spend 75% of their active […]

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