TEACHER OF PEACE: Nominees announced for 2016 Teacher of Peace Award

This year, eighteen individuals were nominated to receive the Pax Christi USA 2016 Teacher of Peace Award. Each year, Pax Christi USA honors an outstanding peacemaker in the tradition of Sr. Thea Bowman, Dan Berrigan, Cesar Chávez, Dianna Ortiz, Dorothy Day, Ray East, Bishop Gumbleton, and Pope Paul VI. This award recognizes women and men whose lives and work … Continue reading TEACHER OF PEACE: Nominees announced for 2016 Teacher of Peace Award

IMMIGRATION: Religion and immigration – We have not yet begun to love

by Rev. Richard Rohr If our love of God does not directly influence, and even change, how we engage in the issues of our time on this earth, I wonder what good religion is. "God talk" becomes an opaque screen in which we see only reflections of ourselves -- instead of any kind of true … Continue reading IMMIGRATION: Religion and immigration – We have not yet begun to love