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The teachings of Saint Francis are alive and well

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There are basically two distinct schools of Christian thought: The Aristotelian-Thomistic school and the Augustinian-Franciscan school.The Aristotelian-Thomistic school teaches that animals are here for our pleasure—they have no independent purpose.  We can eat them; torture them in laboratories – whatever we feel is necessary for our survival. Most modern Christians embrace this form of their… Read More »

Don’t kill an innocent animal when you can gift a vegan meal

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The Case against Animal Gifting During the holiday gift-giving season, a popular choice for gift-donations are programs that send live farm animals as “gifts” to help alleviate hunger and poverty in low-income countries. A Well-Fed World examines the flaws in concept and practice with animal-gifting groups in general, and with Heifer International in particular (since they are the… Read More »

PAWS – the newest affiliate of FFL Global

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Food for Life Global is happy to welcome the latest of it’s affiliates, the Perth-based non-profit PAWS. “David Reynolds (below), director of PAWS approached me to partner with FFLG and after observing the work they are doing we were more than happy to collaborate,” said Paul Turner, director of FFLG. Turner visited the organization before heading… Read More »