REFLECTION: A swollen river of refugees

By David Smith-Ferri, Voices for Creative Nonviolence Last month, as U.S. border patrol agents began rounding up Central American women and children denied asylum, a small group of international peace activists from Voices for Creative Nonviolence boarded a plane for Helsinki, Finland, to visit two longtime Iraqi friends who fled Baghdad last summer and somehow … Continue reading REFLECTION: A swollen river of refugees

STATEMENT: We are called to build the Beloved Community

The following statement was issued by the Pax Christi USA National Council at their January 29-31, 2016 meeting in Bay Saint Louis, MS. The National Council of Pax Christi USA, at its recent January 2016 meeting, reflected on the challenge of building of the Beloved Community.  In reading the signs of our times, we recognized … Continue reading STATEMENT: We are called to build the Beloved Community