2017 Peacemaker of the Year Awards Dinner

Please Join Pax Christi Metro DC-Baltimore on Saturday, November 11, 2017 at 5:00 p.m., for our Tenth Annual Peacemaker of the Year Event at Holy Redeemer Church at 206 New York Ave. NW in Washington, DC. Our 2017 award recipients are Rose Berger and Gerry Lee. Please pre-register online no later than November 6, 2017

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St. Francis of Assisi: A Big Heart Open to God

St. Francis heard a voice from heaven: “Repair my church in ruins.” We, too, are invited to respond with Pope Francis, and to hear his call to “repair our world in ruins.” St. Francis said: “Preach the Gospel, use words if necessary!” Let us respond with a big heart open to God.

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Highlights

The Beloved Community and the Right to Dream: A Tribute to the Dreamers

Together the dreamers number about 800,000 people, from many nationalities; and together with people of faith we have been advocating with them for their right to partake of their dream. But time is running out for them, and for their families. Soon the administration will decide whether all of them, and their families, will stay.

End Drone Warfare Now!

We decry our government’s use of unmanned aerial vehicles (drones) as the new face of war. Under the U.N. Charter, a member state may use military force only in defense to an armed attack or with the authorization of the Security Council. We call for an immediate end to the use of armed drones.

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From Argentina: Prayer and Prison

The following is an excerpt from a letter written by Patrick Rice, an Irish-born worker priest and superior of the Little Brothers of Charles de Foucauld, to his fraternity. After working among the poor in that country for several years, he was arrested in October 1976 as a “subversive.” He was held for some weeks […]

Appeal from Hiroshima

The use of nuclear weapons is a crime against humanity. Nuclear weapons should be banned and eliminated without delay. Now is the time for us to join hands with citizens, local and national governments and the United Nations to open the door to a world without nuclear weapons.

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