TAKE ACTION: Sign the “Save Article 9” petition

by Nick Mele Pax Christi Pacific Northwest On July 21, Japan will elect a new Upper House of its legislature. Several parties, led by the ruling Liberal Democratic Party, have made revision of Japan's Constitution a priority. This revision focuses on amendment of Article 9 of the Constitution, which renounces war as an instrument of … Continue reading TAKE ACTION: Sign the “Save Article 9” petition

JAPAN: Vigil highlights Japan’s historic vow to renounce war

by Scott Wright Pax Christi USA National Council member On Friday, February 22, Pax Christi USA and the Dorothy Day Catholic Worker held a vigil outside the White House, while President Barack Obama and Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe met inside for lunch. The Japanese prime minister is from a political party calling for the repeal … Continue reading JAPAN: Vigil highlights Japan’s historic vow to renounce war