Media Coverage
Media Coverage
Sunday, 24 April, 2011
JS Parthibhan

A five-column feature article on the film Banking on Change, about south Indian banker J S Parthibhan, appeared in The Free Press Journal of India, published in several cities across India. As well as outlining Parthibhan's story from the film, Shoma A Chatterji interviewed the film's British maker, Andrew Hinton, founder of Pilgrim Films.

Monday, 04 April, 2011
Rajmohan Gandhi

Jeremy Burton reports in the Citizens Voice, dated 1 April 2011, the public lecture given at the University of Scranton by Professor Rajmohan Gandhi, biographer and grandson of Mahatma Gandhi. In his lecture, given on March 31, 2011, Professor Gandhi urged peace advocates to seek the specific political, economic and psychological reasons that undergird the world's conflicts, rather than make generalizations.

Wednesday, 30 March, 2011

The Christian Cross Yearbook 2011, a 76-page magazine published in Warwickshire, UK, carries a full page article about the new film An African Answer with photos from the film and the cover of the DVD. It states that FLTfilms 'makes documentary films on reconciliation and peace', and continues: 'FLTfilms is an autonomously administered division of the UK charity Initiatives of Change. It has established itself as a world-class documentary film unit over the past 45 years.

Tuesday, 15 February, 2011

The Times newspaper today carries an obituary of Brian Boobbyer, who died on January 17 2011. The headline reads 'England rugby union international who left professional sport to join Moral Re-Armament'.

Tuesday, 15 February, 2011
An African answer in Burnt Forest

On 7 February The Daily Nation, a widely read Kenyan newspaper, reported on the upcoming screening of An African Answer in the Burnt Forest area of Kenya. The article also reported that in January President Kibaki was in Eldoret Town on the invitation of Rift Valley leaders for a reconciliation rally. He praised the leaders for resolving to work together to promote peace and reconciliation in the region.

Tuesday, 25 January, 2011

The Liverpool Echo today carries the following short report on the passing of Dr Elizabeth Bradburn:

Saturday, 22 January, 2011

The Daily Telegraph, the UK's largest selling quality daily paper, today carries an obituary of Brian Boobbyer, across six columns. 'One of his generation's finest all-round sportsmen who gave it all up at 24 to work for Moral Re-Armament' reads the headline.

Thursday, 20 January, 2011

An obituary of the Aberdeen local government politician George Whyte, for many years associated with MRA, is published today in The Scotsman, Edinburgh. It is the paper's lead obituary.
Written by Finlay Moir, the obituary says that Whyte, who died on 31 December aged 81, was the Labour Party agent for Donald Dewar when he was first elected to the Westminster parliament for the Aberdeen South constituency. Dewar went on to become the First Minister of Scotland in Scotland's new devolved government.

Tuesday, 11 January, 2011

In a review, Andrew Rigby writes a three-page evaluation of Michael Henderson's book No enemy to conquer, in the journal Peace Review: a journal of social justice (Vol 22, pages 470-472).
Rigby, who is Emeritus Professor of Peace Studies at the Centre for Peace and Reconciliation Studies, Coventry University, UK, concludes:

Friday, 10 December, 2010

In its 'Olden life' column, The Oldie, an amusing and sometimes satirical monthly magazine, UK, carried a one-page feature on 'What was MRA?' in its November issue. Freelance journalist Nigel Fountain wrote about MRA's supposed anti-communism and Frank Buchman's 'PR disaster' in apparently approving of Hitler. The article mentions some of the public figures associated with MRA including King Michael of Romania, Prince Richard of Hesse, tennis champion Bunny Austin, Mrs Thomas Edison, and Rajmohan Gandhi.