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Eye on the World

What’s in the news—and how can you pray about it? Sentinel editors share some top stories, and links to articles that can fuel your prayers.

The rise of anti-Semitism in the US, Europe, and elsewhere—as the battle between Israel and Hamas intensifies—bears watching. It’s also worth noting that bias against every race and culture always deserves our prayers for peace. The thoughts and experiences outlined in these articles can help bring about more love and less prejudice in our world.

The Sentinel staff keeps prayerful watch. From the widening conflict in Iraq to the continuing struggle between Israel and Hamas, prayer affirming the presence of the one divine Mind who “unifies men and nations . . . constitutes the brotherhood of man; ends wars …” (Mary Baker Eddy, Science and Health with Key to the Scriptures, p. 340) is needed.

The Sentinel staff keeps prayerful watch. Around the world children and teenagers are living in war conditions, and many are being recruited and radicalized by jihadi workers.

The Sentinel staff keeps prayerful watch. News of the crash of a Malaysian airliner in Ukraine and continuing tensions in Europe continue to be at the forefront of thought.

The Sentinel staff offers prayerful ideas about conflict in Ukraine, missing girls in Nigeria, and continuing challenges in Israel.

The Sentinel staff offers prayerful ideas about the recent escalation in the conflict between Israelis and Palestinians.

The Sentinel staff offers prayerful ideas about conflict in Iraq and Syria.

The Sentinel staff offers prayerful ideas about supporting religious freedom.

The Sentinel staff offers prayerful ideas about peace.

The Sentinel staff offers prayerful ideas about employment.