Defund the police, defund the military; fund programs that help people

by Beatrice ParwatikarPax Christi USA Ambassador of Peace Signs you see on the streets in U.S. cities now are asking for the defunding and demilitarization of police departments. I say we must work to defund the military budget because what we are seeing on the streets of U.S. cities is a direct result of the … Continue reading Defund the police, defund the military; fund programs that help people

ADVENT 2015: Reflection for the Solemnity of the Immaculate Conception of Mary, Dec. 8

by┬áMarie Dennis Pax Christi International Co-President Genesis 3:9-15, 20 | Ephesians 1:3-6, 11-12 | Luke 1:26-38 "Behold, I am the handmaid of God. May it be done to me according to your word." (Lk 1:38) Mary's careful listening to the movement of the Spirit in her life and her assent to what she believed was … Continue reading ADVENT 2015: Reflection for the Solemnity of the Immaculate Conception of Mary, Dec. 8