TORTURE: Pax Christi USA joins effort to seek elimination of prolonged solitary confinement in U.S. prisons

from the National Religious Campaign Against Torture (Ed. Note: Pax Christi USA has signed onto this letter.) WASHINGTON – Today, the National Religious Campaign Against Torture joined 126 organizations, including 39 religious organizations, in urging the White House to ensure that a national review of solitary confinement leads to concrete recommendations to eliminate long-term isolation … Continue reading TORTURE: Pax Christi USA joins effort to seek elimination of prolonged solitary confinement in U.S. prisons

REFLECTION: Before the dawn

by Kathy Kelly Pax Christi USA Teacher of Peace Each year, throughout the Muslim world, believers participate in the month-long Ramadan fast. Here in Kabul, where I'm a guest of the Afghan Peace Volunteers, our household awakens at 2:15 a.m. to prepare a simple meal before the fast begins at about 3:00 a.m.  I like the easy … Continue reading REFLECTION: Before the dawn