Resisting apocalyptic fear and promoting a culture of hope as antidotes to our national disease

by Joseph Nangle, OFMPax Christi USA Ambassador of Peace It would be a glaring oversight not to mention Santa Fe’s Archbishop, John Wester, and his remarkable Pastoral Letter “Living in the Light of Christ’s Peace: A Conversation Toward Nuclear Disarmament”. At the same time there is little one can add to what has already been … Continue reading Resisting apocalyptic fear and promoting a culture of hope as antidotes to our national disease

How long has our culture had any legitimate claim to being rooted in a Christian ethic?

by Joseph Nangle, OFMPax Christi USA Ambassador of Peace This week’s January 3rd edition of The New York Times carried a lengthy opinion piece entitled “Is Paganism Replacing Christianity?” For me it was just the right essay for the beginning of a new year – however disturbing its title. The turn of a year in … Continue reading How long has our culture had any legitimate claim to being rooted in a Christian ethic?