REFLECTION: Remembering Maura, Ita, Dorothy and Jean – a scattering of seeds and words of gratitude

by Scott Wright and Jean Stokan Today marks the 35th anniversary of the martyrdom of four U.S. church women who were assassinated in El Salvador on December 2, 1980. Maura Clarke, Ita Ford, Dorothy Kazel, and Jean Donovan: two Maryknoll sisters, one Ursuline nun, and a young lay person. Today, 35 years later, we live … Continue reading REFLECTION: Remembering Maura, Ita, Dorothy and Jean – a scattering of seeds and words of gratitude

REFLECTION: The idolatry of U.S. military might

from NCR Twenty-five years ago this month, a Salvadoran military unit entered the Jesuit residence at University of Central America in San Salvador, shot six priests in cold blood and killed the priests' housekeeper and her daughter. It was one of the last of the massacres of a long civil war that would soon exhaust … Continue reading REFLECTION: The idolatry of U.S. military might