Pax Christi USA National Council Chair reflects on Black History Month, recent events in letter to membership

by Isaac ChandlerPax Christi USA National Council Chair First of all, let me say that it is an honor and privilege to serve as Pax Christi USA’s National Council Chair. It is an honor that I do not take lightly. I along with the Council are working to continue our mission of “peace with justice”. … Continue reading Pax Christi USA National Council Chair reflects on Black History Month, recent events in letter to membership

Why ‘feeling right’ on race is not—and has never been—enough

by Elizabeth Grace Matthewin America Magazine Almost 170 years ago, Uncle Tom’s Cabin helped to propel many progressive, elite white women toward abolitionist sympathies.  When President Abraham Lincoln, as is alleged, greeted the novel’s author, Harriet Beecher Stowe, as “the little lady that started this big war,” the description was mostly hyperbole. Nevertheless, it would be no … Continue reading Why ‘feeling right’ on race is not—and has never been—enough