Barriers to Reconciliation: Pastoral Concerns Merging

Reconciliation begins when we find the courage to take ownership of pain and suffering; including our own. Reconciliation begins when we ‘lose ourselves’ in this ownership: no longer do we deny the conditions of trauma but instead we embrace difference through partnering, together, in the search for transformation. Dr Jehan Loza

What is a Reconciling Mission?

Reconciliation can only be achieved when community division and injustice to those who are excluded, marginalised, or silenced is addressed (Kaggwa 2003). Essentially, therefore, at the heart of reconciliation lies the juxtaposition between conflict and redemption (a healing of relationships).