Remembering Sr. Dorothy Stang, SNDdeN, martyr for the land and its people

by Joseph Nangle, OFMPax Christi USA Ambassador of Peace On a rain-soaked Saturday in February 2005, Sister Dorothy Stang was making her way along a muddy Amazon jungle road. She was headed to a village near Anapu in the northern Brazilian state of Para. The region is known for its wealth of natural resources and … Continue reading Remembering Sr. Dorothy Stang, SNDdeN, martyr for the land and its people

Remembering Julius Nyerere as a model of grace and sanctity in public life

by Joseph Nangle, OFMPax Christi USA Ambassador of Peace Liturgically, the month of November calls us to remember people whom we consider saints, many of whom have gone unrecognized as such, even by Catholics. One such person is Julius Nyerere, called the father of his country, Tanzania, in East Africa. For several reasons he deserves … Continue reading Remembering Julius Nyerere as a model of grace and sanctity in public life