Faith Statement on Escalating Violence with Iran

As people of faith, we condemn the United States' dangerous aggression towards Iran, including the assassination of Gen. Qassem Soleimani and the deployment of additional troops to the region. We urge the Administration to step back from the brink of war. Our faith communities see the futility of war, and its power to dehumanize. We … Continue reading Faith Statement on Escalating Violence with Iran

Media statement from Johnny Zokovitch, Pax Christi USA Executive Director, on the US assassination of Iran’s General Soleimani

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE January 3, 2020 The decision by the Trump Administration to assassinate Iran’s General Soleimani on Iraqi soil, reportedly by drone strike, has only succeeded in escalating tensions in the Middle East and put in jeopardy the lives of innocent men, women and children who will bear the brunt of back-and-forth retaliation between … Continue reading Media statement from Johnny Zokovitch, Pax Christi USA Executive Director, on the US assassination of Iran’s General Soleimani