NUCLEAR DISARMAMENT: PC New Mexico members on the radio today talking Hiroshima Day action, and other resources on nuclear disarmament

from Pax Christi New Mexico Pax Christi New Mexico leader Bud Ryan and Pax Christi USA Ambassador of Peace Fr. John Dear will be live KSFR 101.1FM radio in Santa Fe, New Mexico. The program airs at 4pm Mountain Time (6pm EDT) and you can listen on their website ksfr.org. Simply click on the “Listen …

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REFLECTION: Because we were Christian pacifists

by Timothy Keiderling in The Plough Tom Cornell (L) & others burn their draft cards to protest the Vietnam War, Nov. 1965, Union Square, NYC. (Photo credit: The Plough) One day in 1960, Tom Cornell sat in his office in the Nyack headquarters of the Fellowship of Reconciliation (FOR), where he worked as an executive …

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WOMEN RELIGIOUS: “Influential” Ugandan nun shines light on sacred tradition of Black Catholic women

by Shannen Dee Williams Sister Rosemary Nyirumbe photographed in Paidha, Uganda, where she was born and raised, giving tour while shooting for the film, Sewing Hope. The picture was taken in October of 2011. Photo Credit: Derek Watson Sister Rosemary Nyirumbe’s inclusion on Time magazine’s 2014 list of the world’s 100 most influential people represents …

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CLIMATE CHANGE: Sustainable energy for all

by Sharon Wallenberg Pax Christi Palm Beach (FL) The United Nations decade of Sustainable Energy For All (SE4ALL) launched on June 5, 2014, will transform the global energy landscape. There are three objectives: First, to end extreme poverty, and build shared prosperity through universal access to electricity. Second, by 2030 over one third of the …

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DEATH PENALTY: It’s adverse impact on Communities of Color and the poor, and challenges to the Catholic Church

by Henry Organ National Black Catholic Congress Articles and polls reveal that a significant percentage of Catholics support the death penalty, which has a disparate and adverse impact on African Americans, people of color and the poor. This support of the death penalty is due, in part, to a lack of enthusiastic opposition to it …

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