ISRAEL-PALESTINE: National Service of Mourning on September 3rd

Pax Christi USA is a co-sponsor of this event. A National Service of Mourning In remembrance of those who have died in Palestine and Israel Wednesday, September 3, 2014 at 6:00 PM Calvary Baptist Church, 755 8th St., N.W. Washington, DC 20001 Live-stream at: www.bit.ly/NationalServiceofMourning The loss and suffering resulting from the latest conflict between the Israeli …

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PAX CHRISTI INTERNATIONAL: September 2014 newsletter from PCI now online

from Pax Christi International The September 2014 edition of Pax Christi International’s newsletter is now online. This issue includes updates on PCI work world-wide, issue-oriented articles, and more. Pax Christi USA encourages all of our members to read the Pax Christi International monthly newsletter. We are part of an inspiring and mighty movement of people …

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TAKE ACTION: On September 21, Peace Day, make plans to pray for peace

September 21, 2014, is Peace Day, also known as the International Day of Prayer for Peace, when thousands of people around the world pray and work for peace. The 2014 theme for the ecumenical Peace Day prayer campaign is “Visions and Dreams of Building Peace.” Plan an event on or near September 21 to seek …

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NEWS: Pope Francis lifts 29-year suspension on liberation theology icon

from Religion News Service Miguel d’Escoto Brockmann VATICAN CITY (RNS) Continuing a bid to revive a movement that was sidelined by his predecessors, Pope Francis has reinstated a Central American priest who was suspended by the Vatican in the 1980s for his involvement in the political activities of Nicaragua’s leftist Sandinista movement. The Rev. Miguel D’Escoto Brockmann, 81, …

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REFLECTION: Look for God in the quiet moments, not the disruptions

by Bishop Thomas Gumbleton Pax Christi USA Teacher of Peace When we listen to the Scripture lessons at a Eucharist like this, sometimes as a result of our reflection on those Scriptures, we’re urged to move into our worldly life with some action, try to change something in the world that is not in accord …

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