Whatever Trump may think, the Catholic Church stands against gun violence

by Johnny Zokovitch, Executive Director, Pax Christi USANational Catholic Reporter In a┬árecent interview, Donald Trump claimed that Catholics "have to be with President Trump," citing his pro-life views and his defense of access to guns. What the president conveniently ignores is that the Catholic Church condemns greed, the exploitation of the poor, and the polluting … Continue reading Whatever Trump may think, the Catholic Church stands against gun violence

Anger, pain at photo of priest brandishing automatic weapon

by Leslye Colvin Anger drains me -- emotionally and physically. It is an act of violence against myself and I try not to experience it intensely for this reason. The celebration or glorification of the culture of violence angers me especially when it is done by a person who has been given authority. A priest … Continue reading Anger, pain at photo of priest brandishing automatic weapon