As the pope visits Iraq, a call to express our collective sorrow, no more blood for oil

by Kathy KellyPax Christi USA Teacher of Peace Ed. Note: As Pope Francis begins his visit to Iraq March 5-8, we'll feature several articles as well as opportunities for prayer, study and action during his trip there. Pax Christi USA Teacher of Peace Kathy Kelly's long history in that country provides extensive background to the … Continue reading As the pope visits Iraq, a call to express our collective sorrow, no more blood for oil

SYRIA: Genocide, crimes against humanity, and refugees

by Thomas Reese, S.J., NCR Thirty Christian leaders, including Cardinal Donald W. Wuerl of Washington, have written¬†a letter¬†to Secretary John Kerry calling on the State Department to include Syrian and Iraqi Christians among those listed as victims of genocide by the Islamic State group (also known as IS, ISIS, ISIL, or Daesh). "We recently learned … Continue reading SYRIA: Genocide, crimes against humanity, and refugees