Remembering Sr. Dorothy Stang, SNDdeN, martyr for the land and its people

by Joseph Nangle, OFMPax Christi USA Ambassador of Peace On a rain-soaked Saturday in February 2005, Sister Dorothy Stang was making her way along a muddy Amazon jungle road. She was headed to a village near Anapu in the northern Brazilian state of Para. The region is known for its wealth of natural resources and … Continue reading Remembering Sr. Dorothy Stang, SNDdeN, martyr for the land and its people

As we enter Holy Week, the Cross is God’s complaint against structural, social sin

by Joseph Nangle, OFMPax Christi USA Ambassador of Peace The quotation from the prophet Habakkuk at the heading of these weekly entries is considered to be the first time in Israelite literature that a human being questions the ways of God. Habakkuk asks why God “gazes on the faithless in silence… [those who] slay peoples … Continue reading As we enter Holy Week, the Cross is God’s complaint against structural, social sin