BOOK REVIEW: When conscience and a passion for peace lead to jail time

by Colman McCarthy Pax Christi USA Ambassador of Peace In March 2004 Rosalie Riegle, a professor of English at Saginaw Valley State University in Michigan from 1969 to 2003, was one of eight Catholic Worker peace advocates arrested for trespassing at Nebraska’s Offutt Air Force Base, the command center for the military’s entire nuclear arsenal. … Continue reading BOOK REVIEW: When conscience and a passion for peace lead to jail time

REFLECTION: ‘Crossing the Line’ tells stories of dedication to nonviolence, civil disobedience

by Fr. John Dear, S.J. Pax Christi USA Ambassador of Peace Going to prison for nonviolent civil disobedience against American war-making does wonders to clarify one’s relationship with the U.S. government. I highly recommend it. When I reflect back on my life, it seems I have been preparing for civil disobedience, facing jail or trial, … Continue reading REFLECTION: ‘Crossing the Line’ tells stories of dedication to nonviolence, civil disobedience