TAKE ACTION: Join upcoming Islamophobia protests, Afghanistan war protests

From United National Antiwar Committee (UNAC) In response to the call of right-wing groups for a demonstration against the Park 51 Islamic community center in Lower Manhattan, a demonstration has been called by progressive forces including UNAC.  The demonstration will take place in Manhattan on September 11.  For an initial leaflet for the rally, please click here. To … Continue reading TAKE ACTION: Join upcoming Islamophobia protests, Afghanistan war protests

PCUSA IN THE NEWS: Why Catholics must speak out against Islamophobia

by Sr. Jeanne Clark, Pax Christi Long Island coordinator (published at ncronline.org) Political spectacles and demagoguery are all too common in Washington. My Congressman, Rep. Peter King (R-NY), continues this shameful tradition by sponsoring hearings on Capitol Hill this week that will demonize Muslim Americans, undermine interfaith dialogue and distract us from practical efforts to … Continue reading PCUSA IN THE NEWS: Why Catholics must speak out against Islamophobia