REFLECTION: Nine bishops, one abbot, dine and dialogue with peace activists

by Tony Magliano During the recent U.S. Catholic bishops’ fall assembly in Baltimore, several bishops and one abbot, decided to skip dinner at the downtown Marriott Waterfront hotel, and walked several blocks to an inner city parish to share a simple meal with about 30 peace activists – myself included. In the basement of historic … Continue reading REFLECTION: Nine bishops, one abbot, dine and dialogue with peace activists

REFLECTION: Because we were Christian pacifists

by Timothy Keiderling in The Plough One day in 1960, Tom Cornell sat in his office in the Nyack headquarters of the Fellowship of Reconciliation (FOR), where he worked as an executive staffer. He heard FOR leader Al Hassler’s desk phone ring, and Hassler picked it up. On the other end, a Buddhist monk visiting … Continue reading REFLECTION: Because we were Christian pacifists