As we enter Holy Week, the Cross is God’s complaint against structural, social sin

by Joseph Nangle, OFMPax Christi USA Ambassador of Peace The quotation from the prophet Habakkuk at the heading of these weekly entries is considered to be the first time in Israelite literature that a human being questions the ways of God. Habakkuk asks why God “gazes on the faithless in silence… [those who] slay peoples … Continue reading As we enter Holy Week, the Cross is God’s complaint against structural, social sin

REFLECTION: Archbishop Oscar Romero – If they kill me, I will arise in the Salvadoran people

by Scott Wright Pax Christi Metro D.C.-Baltimore “When the Lord restored the captives of Zion, we thought we were dreaming. Then our mouths were filled with laughter; our tongues sang for joy.” – Psalm 126, responsorial psalm at the beatification On May 23, Archbishop Oscar Romero was officially recognized as “blessed” by the church in … Continue reading REFLECTION: Archbishop Oscar Romero – If they kill me, I will arise in the Salvadoran people