Peace activist says Afghanistan should cause reevaluation of just war doctrine

from Crux [Editor’s Note: Michael J. Baxter teaches Religious Studies and directs the Catholic Studies Program at Regis University in Denver, Colorado. He served from 2001 to 2012 as director of the Catholic Peace Fellowship, an organization supporting conscientious objectors to war through counseling, education, and advocacy. He is currently completing a book titled Blowing the … Continue reading Peace activist says Afghanistan should cause reevaluation of just war doctrine

Video: The Life and Witness of Ben Salmon

from DePaul University's Center for World Catholicism & Intercultural Theology Watch the video below for a great introduction to Ben Salmon by Michael J. Baxter. On Christmas Day 1917, Ben Salmon, a young Catholic husband and father in Denver, refused the draft into World War I. He was consequently arrested, placed in military prison, and … Continue reading Video: The Life and Witness of Ben Salmon