Let’s observe October 7th as a “day of atonement”

by Jack Gilroy Halfway through the twenty-year war waged by the U.S. against the people of the Middle East, I chaired the Peace and Justice Committee at St. James parish in Johnson City, New York. One of our goals was to address the silent response of most Christian clergy to the horror of our wars … Continue reading Let’s observe October 7th as a “day of atonement”

BOOK REVIEW: Catholic priest challenges readers to think, feel differently

by Jack Gilroy Harry Bury is a Catholic priest who knows peacemaking is not passive. When John Lennon and Yoko Ono were writing "Imagine," the visionary song that swept the world in 1971, Fr. Bury was chaining himself to the United States Embassy fence in Saigon. At that time, Vietnamese people and villages were being … Continue reading BOOK REVIEW: Catholic priest challenges readers to think, feel differently