REFLECTION: Ignoring the suffering of a nation

by Tony Magliano While much needed attention is being given to refugees flowing from war-torn Syria, one desperately suffering Middle East nation is barely a blip on the developed world’s radar screen. And to be honest, Yemen wasn’t on my radar screen either, until I met Barbara Deller. For 12 years Deller worked as a … Continue reading REFLECTION: Ignoring the suffering of a nation

STATEMENT: Pax Christi USA official statement on change and conflict in North Africa and the Middle East

Just before Lent began, we heard Jesus bless peacemakers and urge us to make nonviolence and reconciliation our own.  As Lent began, protesters demanded change in Libya but the country slid into civil war very quickly; now the opposition forces are relying on a no fly zone and multilateral military assistance which escalates the violence … Continue reading STATEMENT: Pax Christi USA official statement on change and conflict in North Africa and the Middle East