PETITION: We are better than this

Pax Christi USA has signed onto this effort. Is this America? We grieve the many lives that have been lost or painfully transformed in recent weeks through extreme acts of violence. And we are appalled by the surge of divisive rhetoric that sows the seeds of more violence to come. A dangerous tide of hatred, … Continue reading PETITION: We are better than this

SYRIA: Genocide, crimes against humanity, and refugees

by Thomas Reese, S.J., NCR Thirty Christian leaders, including Cardinal Donald W. Wuerl of Washington, have written¬†a letter¬†to Secretary John Kerry calling on the State Department to include Syrian and Iraqi Christians among those listed as victims of genocide by the Islamic State group (also known as IS, ISIS, ISIL, or Daesh). "We recently learned … Continue reading SYRIA: Genocide, crimes against humanity, and refugees