The Christian Science Monitor

In support of our global family, near and far

Six thousand miles. That’s about how far away I live from the Iran-Iraq border, where the deadliest earthquake this year recently took place.

In such situations, it’s easy to feel a sense of disconnect, even as our hearts go out to

You're reading a preview, sign up to read more.

More from The Christian Science Monitor

The Christian Science Monitor4 min read
Habitat Meets Profit As Ranchers Restore Native Prairies
Restoring prairie pasture can improve water retention, provide wildlife habitat, and sequester carbon in the soil. It also can boost ranchers’ profit.
The Christian Science Monitor2 min readSociety
Points Of Progress: Indigenous Peoples’ History Acknowledged, And More
The genocide of Canadian indigenous peoples is acknowledged in a human rights museum, and gender equality is being enforced in Fiji's rugby teams.
The Christian Science Monitor4 min readPolitics
Russian Internet Giant Yandex Takes Rare Stand Against State Snooping
Internet company Yandex is key to Russian economic success, but it has encryption keys that the FSB wants. Can Russia balance security and economy?