REFLECTION: An eye for an eye makes the whole world blind

by John Dear, Pax Christi USA Ambassador of Peace That Friday evening I was just beginning to lead a weekend retreat at the Kirkridge Retreat Center in East Stroudsburg, Pennsylvania, when we received word about the terrorist attacks in Paris. Like everyone else, we were grief-stricken, but we regrouped and became even more determined to … Continue reading REFLECTION: An eye for an eye makes the whole world blind

DEATH PENALTY: The zeal of pro-death penalty advocates

by David Atwood Pax Christi Texas I am continually amazed how far death penalty advocates will go to perpetuate the machinery of death in Texas. This time pro-death penalty legislators in Austin are pushing a billĀ  that would shield the identity of the suppliers of the lethal drugs used to execute prisoners in Huntsville. The … Continue reading DEATH PENALTY: The zeal of pro-death penalty advocates