IMMIGRATION: Pax Christi member Bob Cooke does CD at White House

More than 140 protesters, including Pax Christi Metro DC-Baltimore's Bob Cooke, were arrested on August 28th outside the White House while staging a sit-down rally to demand protection from deportation for millions of illegal immigrants. The demonstrators, representing more than 20 organizations, said the arrests were part of a civil disobedience campaign aimed at putting … Continue reading IMMIGRATION: Pax Christi member Bob Cooke does CD at White House

REFLECTION: On the Road to Peace – New book revisits ‘single most powerful antiwar act in US history’

By John Dear, SJ One of the most well-known acts of civil disobedience in U.S. history occurred in Catonsville, Md., on May 17, 1968, when nine people entered the local draft board office, took files into the parking lot, burned them with homemade napalm and awaited arrest. Their story made front-page news around the country, … Continue reading REFLECTION: On the Road to Peace – New book revisits ‘single most powerful antiwar act in US history’