ISRAEL-PALESTINE: Call on Congress to support justice for Palestinian prisoners held by Israel

from the Faith Forum on Middle East Policy NOTE: Pax Christi USA is a member of the Faith Forum. This is their “Third Thursday for Israel-Palestine” action for September.  While peacemakers everywhere welcome the ceasefire in Gaza, the underlying issues that led to the war remain. The Israeli occupation of Palestinian land, including the Gaza …

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INTERVIEW: Race, economic justice and Ferguson – an interview with CCHD’s Ralph McCloud

from Millennial Journal Millennial had the opportunity to interview Ralph McCloud, the director of the Catholic Campaign for Human Development, the official domestic anti-poverty agency of the USCCB, on some of the important topics that have emerged as part of the national conversation in the wake of Michael Brown’s killing and the protests that followed …

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VIDEO: The Church and war, a look at the “humanitarian intervention” norm

The following video is from Rome Reports.

REFLECTION: The truth about climate change

by Tony Magliano “Can we remain indifferent before the problems associated with such realities as climate change …  loss of productivity in vast agricultural areas, the pollution of rivers and aquifers, the loss of biodiversity, the increase of natural catastrophes and the deforestation of equatorial and tropical regions?” These aren’t the radical words from the …

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WAR: Pope says world’s many conflicts amount to piecemeal World War III

from Reuters Pope Francis said on Saturday the spate of conflicts around the globe today were effectively a “piecemeal” Third World War, condemning the arms trade and “plotters of terrorism” sowing death and destruction. “Humanity needs to weep and this is the time to weep,” Francis said in the homily of a Mass during a …

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