Fr. Michael Pfleger, a Catholic leader organizing against gun violence in Chicago, was viciously attacked by the local chapter of the NRA. In an effort to smear his character, the Illinois State Rifle Association compared Fr. Pfleger to ISIS, a notorious terrorist organization that recently beheaded two Americans.
We take this moment to express our support for those who have suffered and continue to experience pain, loss, and despair.
Each day, at the same time, we are asking Pax Christi USA members, friends and all people of faith, to take five minutes to join in prayer with others around the world for peace. We pray that this year will be the last year of war in Iraq, and we offer our prayer so that […]
By Parker Brown Originally published in The Spirit of Grace, Grace Episcopal Church, Syracuse, New York. Reasonable Christianity is an oxymoron. The Gospels bristle with categorical imperatives, which have nothing to do with measured or reasonable behavior. In Luke 14:25-33, for example, we find Jesus demanding that discipleship come ahead of family and laying down the […]