Global Peacemaking

Uniting divided nations and peoples through multi-cultural, interreligious action that builds relationships and dismantles extremist narratives. 

The Global Peacemaking program works to heal the rifts that separate humanity across race, ethnicity, religion and international borders. Convening diverse groups at the intersection of faith and reconciliation, we are breaking barriers, shattering stereotypes and cultivating cooperation where traditional diplomacy has been frozen. More

Fri, 22 Mar 2019
blogNew Zealand holds a National Day of Mourning

As New Zealand holds a National Day of Mourning commemorating the lives lost and supporting those wounded in the recent horrific mosque attacks in that country, Intersections  International stands in solidarity with our global neighbor and asks as many as are able, to submit your notes of condolences to the New Zealand Permanent... more...

Thu, 21 Mar 2019
blogInternational Day for the Elimination of Racial...

Intersections Friends, On March 21, 1960, South African police opened fire and killed 69 people at a peaceful demonstration in Sharpeville, South Africa. Since 1966, UNESCO has declared this day be remembered as an International Day for the Elimination of Racial Discrimination.The Collegiate Church has a rich history in solidarity with... more...

Fri, 15 Mar 2019
blogVigil for those killed and wounded in the terror...

As-Salam-u-Alaikum. My name is Barbara Costigan. I am the Chair of the Board of Deacons of the Collegiate Churches of New York. I sit on the Governing Board of Intersections International, a global social justice ministry of the Collegiate Churches and I am a member of Marble Collegiate Church. The Collegiate Churches have a long... more...

Thu, 30 Aug 2018
One Man’s Terrorist

There I was: my first deployment in Iraq, sitting in an idling Humvee, waiting for the moment when we would be released from the gates for our mission. My team leader pierced our lull when he mentioned our reason for being there was to fight the terrorists here in Iraq, rather than at home. Sitting there doused in testosterone, diesel... more...