The preferential option for the poor was Latin America’s response to racism

by Joseph Nangle, OFMPax Christi USA Ambassador of Peace The recent outstanding Pax Christi USA National Conference gave much attention to the  scourge of racism in U.S. society. The original sin of the United States has not been atoned for nearly enough, much less eradicated from our cultural expressions – political, educational, penal, economic, and … Continue reading The preferential option for the poor was Latin America’s response to racism

The Christmas story continues to challenge the privileged among us

by Joseph Nangle, OFMPax Christi USA Ambassador of Peace Christmas is a time for storytelling. Here is one story which has a significant application for us today, two thousand years and half a world away from that astounding event in human history. I remember vividly one Christmas Eve during my years in Peru. A brother … Continue reading The Christmas story continues to challenge the privileged among us