REFLECTION: A Baltimorean reflects on the Baltimore riots

by Tony Magliano “The God of peace is never glorified by human violence,” wrote the famous Trappist monk Thomas Merton. Whether it’s on an individual, city, national, or international level, violence always dishonors God, and makes bad situations worse. The recent Baltimore City riots were no exception: people were injured, neighborhood stores were burned, and … Continue reading REFLECTION: A Baltimorean reflects on the Baltimore riots

STATEMENT: Pax Christi USA official statement offering alternatives to the violence in Baltimore

The following is the official statement from Pax Christi USA addressing alternatives to violence in the wake of what we are witnessing in Baltimore, Maryland this week. We are once again witnessing violence and outrage, this time it is within the city of Baltimore, MD.  Years and years of disregard for the dignity of communities … Continue reading STATEMENT: Pax Christi USA official statement offering alternatives to the violence in Baltimore