Religions for Peace

POETRY FORMAT, 15 Sep 2014

Francisco Gomes de Matos – TRANSCEND Media Service

Religions for Peace
A mission never to cease

Religions for peace globally
A commitment to living peacefully

Religions for local peace achieving
A pledge to the power of compassionate believing

Religions for global peace sustainability
A sharing the Earth while probing liveability

Religions for individual/community serenity
A transcending effort nurtured by daily dignity
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Francisco Gomes de Matos, Ph.D. is an applied peace linguist from Recife, Brazil. He has degrees in Languages, Law, and Linguistics. He is Professor Emeritus at the Universidade Federal de Pernambuco where he is active in the Dom Hélder Camara Human Rights Commission. He is one of the pioneers in Linguistic Rights (author of 1984 Plea for a Universal Declaration of Linguistic Rights) and in the emerging area of Peace Linguistics. Currently he is President of the Board, Associação Brasil América (www.abaweb.org). He can be reached at fcardosogomesdematos@gmail.com.

 

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