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Annual Assembly: Peace, Pies & Prophets, March 14

This fun-filled event will be held at Washington City Church of the Brethren, 337 North Carolina Ave, SE Washington, DC at 7:00 pm on March 14. Admission is free and open to the public. Pie auction proceeds and a free will offering will benefit Christian Peacemaker Teams.

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From Just War to Just Peace: The Time Is Now

For us as Christians, the most fundamental objection to the just war tradition is that it is incompatible with the teaching and example of Jesus, who showed us how to love and forgive our enemies and who rejected the use of violence even to defend his own life.

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Highlights

Torture is Always Wrong

On January 12th, three members of Pax Christi at St Francis (Bob Cooke, Susan Kerin and Pat Labuda) were arrested at the U.S. Senate as part of a protest by Witness Against Torture (WAT).   For Susan, the arrest had a personal significance as her husband is a torture survivor. The Senate action was the culmination […]

Questioning the Portrayal of the Movie, “The Interview” in the Media

By LuAnn Mostello First, let me say that I love to go to movies. Second, let me qualify this — I prefer going to good movies. Third, the following is not a movie review. In these last few weeks, the Sony film, “The Interview” has been the topic of controversy. So far I’ve heard that […]

EVENT: Delegation to El Salvador to honor the life and legacy of Romero

from the SHARE Foundation The SHARE Foundation – Building a New El Salvador Today – is inviting members of partner organizations to commemorate the 35th anniversary of the martyrdom of Archbishop Oscar Romero this March 24, 2015. All are invited on a delegation to El Salvador to honor the life and legacy of Oscar Romero, […]

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Why Do Many of Us Celebrate Violent Death?

“Osama is dead, Osama is dead,” they repeat on CNN, and then people gather outside the White House waving flags, cheering, chanting “USA,” and singing the national anthem. What are the feelings in these hearts? I assume the “killers” of Osama will soon be honored. More “heroes” of violence for our youth to model. Jesus, what are you thinking and feeling?

Prayer of the Farm Workers’ Struggle

By Cesar E. Chavez Show me the suffering of the most miserable; So I will know my people’s plight. Free me to pray for others; For you are present in every person. Help me take responsibility for my own life; So that I can be free at last. Grant me courage to serve others; For […]

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