Statement: Mass Shooting Tragedies Are the Expected Consequences of Hatred and Violence

Pax Christi USA, the national Catholic peace and nonviolence movement, joins with the thousands of individuals and groups who have raised their voice over the mass shooting events of the past ten days. These mass shooting tragedies are not the new normal, but they are the expected consequences of the continued and growing rhetoric of … Continue reading Statement: Mass Shooting Tragedies Are the Expected Consequences of Hatred and Violence

The Ongoing Dread in Gaza: So Many Names, So Many Lives

by Kathy Kelly July 23, 2019 “I felt shaky and uneasy all day, preparing for this talk” – Jehad Abusalim, a Palestinian from the territory of Gaza Jehad Abusalim, a Palestinian now living in the United States, grew up in Gaza. In Chicago last week, addressing activists committed to breaking the siege of Gaza,  he held up … Continue reading The Ongoing Dread in Gaza: So Many Names, So Many Lives