REFLECTION: The forgotten voices of war crying out in the dark

by Joan Chittister, osb Pax Christi USA Teacher of Peace The power of the 24-hour news cycle is that sometimes we hear a story so often that we stop hearing it at all. Unless it comes leaping off the screen at us. Unless it breaks through the headlines for some reason, appears again after its … Continue reading REFLECTION: The forgotten voices of war crying out in the dark

IRAQ-SYRIA: ISIS – Nonviolent resistance?

by Eli McCarthy, Pax Christi Metro D.C.-Baltimore Anything sound familiar to the recent grumblings about war? The lyrics of "dismantle, defeat, and destroy" continue to resound in our collective discourse and consciousness. Another Authorization of Military Force has been proposed and most of Congress appears to simply be debating the parameters of an AUMF rather … Continue reading IRAQ-SYRIA: ISIS – Nonviolent resistance?