STATEMENT: A peaceful future depends on climate justice now

by Pax Christi International Pax Christi International issued this statement at the beginning of the COP21 talks in Paris earlier this week. Thousands of people from government, industry, intergovernmental organisations and civil society are expected to attend meetings and activities during the UN climate change conference (COP21), to be held 30 November-11 December 2015 in … Continue reading STATEMENT: A peaceful future depends on climate justice now

REFLECTION: Being Bartimaeus in the midst of endless war; nonviolence as the gift of sight

By Suzanne Belote Shanley (When asked for his response to the Paris bombings, Pope Francis replied:  “World War III. …piecemeal.”) This morning at Agape during our 7:30 morning prayer, we were confronted by our despair and grief over the coordinated carnage in Paris. Since the lethal attacks, I have been thinking about the nonviolent response, … Continue reading REFLECTION: Being Bartimaeus in the midst of endless war; nonviolence as the gift of sight