REFLECTION: 30 years later, nuclear threat gives urgency to plea for peace

by Patrick O'Neill Thirty years ago this week, the mug shots of eight people were splashed across the front page of the Orlando Sentinel, mine among them. Calling ourselves the Pershing Plowshares, we had taken part in a spectacular Easter Sunday break-in of the then-Martin Marietta Corp. plant on Sand Lake Road as part of an anti-nuclear-weapons protest. At … Continue reading REFLECTION: 30 years later, nuclear threat gives urgency to plea for peace

REFLECTION: Parting with Sr. Anne Montgomery

by Kathy Kelly Pax Christi USA Teacher of Peace (NOTE: A version of this article first appeared on Waging Nonviolence.) Anne Montgomery died yesterday. I remember her words to me and to our young Iraqi friend Eva, sitting in the Al Monzer hotel in Amman, Jordan. This was in 2006, and she’d waited three weeks … Continue reading REFLECTION: Parting with Sr. Anne Montgomery