ON THE LINE: January 2016 edition – Vote for Marie! Bernie Kopera, PRESENTE! and more

Compiled by Johnny Zokovitch Each month, “On The Line” features news items and announcements from around the nation featuring Pax Christi members, local groups, regions and partners. PAX CHRISTI INTERNATIONAL CO-PRESIDENT MARIE DENNIS IS FINALIST FOR PUBLIC PEACE PRIZE; VOTE NOW! (from Pax Christi International) We are pleased to tell you that Marie Dennis, co-president … Continue reading ON THE LINE: January 2016 edition – Vote for Marie! Bernie Kopera, PRESENTE! and more

RACISM: ‘America’s original sin’ manifests itself again in Charleston shootings

by Mark Pattinson, Catholic News Service WASHINGTON (CNS) -- Lisa Sharon Harper, director of organizing for the Sojourners community in Washington, defined "America's original sin" as "racial hierarchy" at a June 15 conference on solidarity and faith issues in the nation's capital. Two days later, that sin reappeared in a shocking and conscience-troubling way, as … Continue reading RACISM: ‘America’s original sin’ manifests itself again in Charleston shootings