TAKE ACTION: Tell Congress – Don’t vote against refugees

from the National Religious Campaign Against Torture Next week the Senate is planning to vote on H.R. 4038, a bill that would slam the door in the face of Iraqi and Syrian refugees who have been victimized by ISIS and Assad. Please write to your Members of Congress and tell them that our country should … Continue reading TAKE ACTION: Tell Congress – Don’t vote against refugees

REFLECTION: The United States is having an identity crisis

by Joan Chittister, osb Pax Christi USA Teacher of Peace The 19th century was a period of public and political turmoil in Russia, which is perhaps why the influential novelist Fyodor Dostoyevsky is said to have commented, "To live without hope is to cease to live." Perhaps Americans have never understood that feeling better than … Continue reading REFLECTION: The United States is having an identity crisis