STATEMENT: We are called to build the Beloved Community

The following statement was issued by the Pax Christi USA National Council at their January 29-31, 2016 meeting in Bay Saint Louis, MS. The National Council of Pax Christi USA, at its recent January 2016 meeting, reflected on the challenge of building of the Beloved Community.  In reading the signs of our times, we recognized … Continue reading STATEMENT: We are called to build the Beloved Community

REFLECTION: The United States is having an identity crisis

by Joan Chittister, osb Pax Christi USA Teacher of Peace The 19th century was a period of public and political turmoil in Russia, which is perhaps why the influential novelist Fyodor Dostoyevsky is said to have commented, "To live without hope is to cease to live." Perhaps Americans have never understood that feeling better than … Continue reading REFLECTION: The United States is having an identity crisis