CUBA: Religious leaders urge ‘path toward improved relations with Cuba’

by Jerry L. Van Marter, Presbyterian News Service Nineteen religious leaders (including Pax Christi USA Executive Director Sr. Patricia Chappell, SNDdeN) sent a letter on Oct. 1st to President Barack Obama urging him to “take concrete action to pursue a path toward improved relations with Cuba.” The letter, initiated by the Presbyterian Church (USA)’s Office of … Continue reading CUBA: Religious leaders urge ‘path toward improved relations with Cuba’

FEDERAL BUDGET: Pax Christi USA signs onto letter regarding possible government shutdown

Responding to the threat of a possible shutdown of the U.S. government, Pax Christi USA Executive Director Sr. Patricia Chappell, SNDdeN has joined a variety of faith leaders in denouncing the political posturing and brinksmanship that have pushed the nation to the edge of a partial cease in government operations for the first time in … Continue reading FEDERAL BUDGET: Pax Christi USA signs onto letter regarding possible government shutdown