Heart of forgiveness: Ugandan women once child soldiers now lead peace

As Pope Francis reminds the world to pray for peace on Jan. 1, Sr. Rosemary Nyirumbe hopes the message of the women of northern Uganda will reach forgotten corners of the world where conflicts are just beginning to fade and wounds are still fresh. Nyirumbe is overseeing the creation of the Transformative Peace Education curriculum, part of a partnership with the University of Oklahoma that gives survivors, not academics, responsibility for designing the program.

http://globalsistersreport.org/news/equality/heart-forgiveness-ugandan-women-once-child-soldiers-now-lead-peace-51061

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