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Judith Kelly Named 2014 Peacemaker of the Year

Sunday, November 9, 2014, 5:30 p.m. Sacred Heart School Auditorium 1625 Park Road, NW Washington, DC 20010 Please Join Pax Christi Metro DC-Baltimore for a prayerful and celebratory evening of peace and remembrance.

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From Just War to Just Peace: The Time Is Now

The most fundamental objection to the just war tradition is that it is incompatible with the teaching and example of Jesus.

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Call on the NRA to Denounce the Hateful Words of Illinois Affiliate

Fr. Michael Pfleger, a Catholic leader organizing against gun violence in Chicago, was viciously attacked by the local chapter of the NRA. In an effort to smear his character, the Illinois State Rifle Association compared Fr. Pfleger to ISIS, a notorious terrorist organization that recently beheaded two Americans.

A Reflection and Invitation

My commitments to peace, feminism, and environmentalism grow from the same root. Every creature of God is holy. Yet through humanity’s long, tragic history, the rulers of the earth have treated the earth like a woman, and treated women like dirt. You’ll choose your own message and your own time and place. Here’s mine. The fossil fuel lobby is powerful. The President of the United States is powerful. But the earth is the Lord’s, and the fullness thereof.

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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.

The Muslim, Jewish, Christian Prayer for Peace

O God, you are the source of life and peace. Praised be your name forever. We know it is you who turn our minds to thoughts of peace. Hear our prayer in this time of war. Your power changes hearts. Muslims, Christians, and Jews remember, and profoundly affirm, that they are followers of the one […]

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