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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End Drone Warfare Now!

We decry our government’s use of unmanned aerial vehicles (drones) as the new face of war. 1. DRONE KILLING IS ILLEGAL. 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.

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Saints and our Pax Christi Movement

By Br. Steve Herro, O. Praem The month of November is not only launched with All Saint’s Day, but is home to a number of holy men and women of our Pax Christi movement.  It is with pride that I celebrate my membership in the Catholic Church and Pax Christi, fully aware that leaders of […]

Minding the Signs

By Jack McHale I am reminded of yield everyday as I drive. It reminds me of the importance of patience and of waiting. It reminds me of the “other” and that “to yield” means that I can give up my time for you.

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Notre Dame Goes Spiritually Gaga

By Emmanuel Charles McCarthy
When one has far more than he or she needs to live and another does not have enough to survive (one person dies every nine seconds of starvation in this world, and that is just the beginning of humanly created deprivation), the only way he or she or they can hang onto their excess is by the gun.

Living Peace in Universal Kinship: A Franciscan Invitation

By Mary Liepold, Pax Christi Metro DC-Baltimore. October 4 was the Feast of St. Francis, patron of ecology and celibate father of the ever-green, 800-year-old Franciscan movement with all its exuberant shoots and branches.

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