BOOK REVIEW: When conscience and a passion for peace lead to jail time

by Colman McCarthy Pax Christi USA Ambassador of Peace In March 2004 Rosalie Riegle, a professor of English at Saginaw Valley State University in Michigan from 1969 to 2003, was one of eight Catholic Worker peace advocates arrested for trespassing at Nebraska’s Offutt Air Force Base, the command center for the military’s entire nuclear arsenal. … Continue reading BOOK REVIEW: When conscience and a passion for peace lead to jail time

BOOK REVIEW: New book on civil disobedience reads like a peace movement retreat

by Fr. John Dear, S.J. Pax Christi USA Ambassador of Peace This week, the Sierra Club announced that for the first time in its 120-year history, it encourages its members to participate in acts of civil disobedience with 350.org and The Hip Hop Caucus against the evil Keystone XL pipeline Feb. 16-18 in Washington, D.C. "Civil disobedience is part … Continue reading BOOK REVIEW: New book on civil disobedience reads like a peace movement retreat