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Each month, the Compassion Consortium offers an essay on a topic related to our tenets. These are authored by the Compassion Consortium Spiritual Team as well as guest writers.

December 2023

The Animal Interfaith Alliance 

by Barbara Gardner

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October 2023

A Short History of Animal Advocacy in the Catholic Church

by Elaine Hutchison

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September 2023

At the Graves of Craving

by Martin Rowe

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August 2023

AI and  Animals

by Reverend Sarah Bowen

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July 2023

Veganism, Yoga, and Me

by Victorian Moran

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May 2023

Recognizing My Liberator in the Mirror

Contextualizing Animal Chaplaincy through the Lens of an Activist for Collective Liberation

by Alaina Sigler

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April 2023

Who is Social Justice for? 
A Call for a De-Anthropocentric Social Justice

by Adriana DiFazio

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March 2023

Buddhist Narrative Re-Weavings of Animal Liberation

by Adriana DiFazio

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February 2023

Newsflash! Animal Chaplaincy Has Become a
Growing Profession

by Reverend Sarah Bowen

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December 2022

Loving Animals, Hating Cruelty. Meeting in the Middle?

by Victoria Moran, CHHC, RYT-200

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October 2022

A Vegan in Kenya

by Kenneth Odhiambo Ndonga, VLCE, with Cherie Hans, VLCE

(Kenneth is also enrolled in the Compassion Consortium Animal Chaplaincy Program)

This guest essay is a reprint from Victoria Moran’s Main Street Vegan Blog, www.mainstreetvegan.com

July 2022

Cod Skin Graft For My Surgical Wound?
I Chose To Say No

by Reverend William Melton

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June 2022

The Taboo Topic: Sickness and Vegans 

by Victoria Moran, CHHC, RYT-200

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May 2022

Defining interfaith, interspiritual, and interspecies. (And why these words matter.)

by Rev. Sarah Bowen

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April 2022

How belonging to a community helps us mitigate compassion fatigue

(and realize other helpful benefits)

 

by Rev. Sarah Bowen

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March 2022

The Stages of Becoming a Compassionate Vegan
by Angela Crawford, PhD, VCLE
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February 2022

Are Birds Real?
by Rev. Sarah Bowen
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January 2022

Animals, Believers, and Compassion
by Victoria Moran
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November 2021

Animal Liberation, Atheism and Spirituality
by guest essayist Jon Hochschartner
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October 2021

Is it Time for Alternative Animal Blessings?
by Rev. Sarah Bowen
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September 2021

My Life as an Animal Lawyer
by Ginny Mikita
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Ginny K. Mikita, Mikita Kruse Law Center and Attorneys For Animals. (Image credit: WKTV)

August 2021

Are You A Compassionate Person?
by Rev. William Melton
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Rev. William and Thunder discuss compassion

July 2021

The Birth of a Go(o)d Idea
by Rev. Carol Saunders
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