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

Funding armaments instead of human needs is violence

by Joseph Nangle, OFMPax Christi USA Ambassador of Peace The conviction that violence produces and underlies practically every situation of evil in the human experience centers this week on armaments – more precisely the possession of armaments. Let me begin with a personal experience which will serve as the backdrop for what follows. During my … Continue reading Funding armaments instead of human needs is violence