HAITI: God walks beside us as we struggle toward redemption

by Judy Coode, Maryknoll Office for Global Concerns The Catholic cathedral in Port-au-Prince, Haiti, stands in ruins, destroyed in the January 2010 earthquake. A glimpse of its past beauty can still be spied in the slivers of stained glass window that cling to crumbling archways. Even before the quake, the people of Haiti had experienced … Continue reading HAITI: God walks beside us as we struggle toward redemption

REFLECTION: Gutierrez and Farmer’s “In the Company of the Poor”

by Fr. John Dear, S.J. Pax Christi USA Ambassador of Peace So many voices these days uphold the "rights" of multinational corporations; defend the billionaire 1 percent and their weapons; actively obstruct free health care for those who need it; legitimate drone strikes, bombing raids and extrajudicial assassinations; ignore Fukushima, the BP spill and catastrophic … Continue reading REFLECTION: Gutierrez and Farmer’s “In the Company of the Poor”