Nominees announced for 2021 Teacher of Peace Award

This year, thirty nominees were put forward as possible recipients to receive the Pax Christi USA 2021 Teacher of Peace Award. Each year (with the exception of a four year hiatus between 2017-20), Pax Christi USA honors an outstanding peacemaker in the tradition of Sr. Thea Bowman, Dan Berrigan, Cesar Chávez, Dianna Ortiz, Dorothy Day, Ray East, Bishop … Continue reading Nominees announced for 2021 Teacher of Peace Award

AFGHANISTAN: Life goes on under the helicopters and the terrible cost of avoiding the dangers of Kabul

by Brian Terrell, Voices for Creative Nonviolence When I arrived at the Kabul International Airport on November 4, I was unaware that the same day the New York Times published an article, “Life Pulls Back in Afghan Capital, as Danger Rises and Troops Recede.” My friends Abdulhai and Ali, 17 years old, young men I … Continue reading AFGHANISTAN: Life goes on under the helicopters and the terrible cost of avoiding the dangers of Kabul