Let’s observe October 7th as a “day of atonement”

by Jack Gilroy Halfway through the twenty-year war waged by the U.S. against the people of the Middle East, I chaired the Peace and Justice Committee at St. James parish in Johnson City, New York. One of our goals was to address the silent response of most Christian clergy to the horror of our wars … Continue reading Let’s observe October 7th as a “day of atonement”

Highlights from the interfaith prayer service on the 20th anniversary of 9/11

Ed. Note: Below is the text of the opening of the interfaith prayer service we co-sponsored on the 20th anniversary of 9/11. It was delivered by Scott Wright and Jean Stokan, both former Pax Christi USA National Council members. Among the speakers during the prayer service were Pax Christi USA Teachers of Peace Kathy Kelly … Continue reading Highlights from the interfaith prayer service on the 20th anniversary of 9/11