Faith and peace

“Tending the Garden to Create a Sustainable Earth” Perils and Possibilities Pax Christi Massachusetts invites you to be part of our annual Fall Assembly Day on Saturday, November 9, 2019 from 8:45-3:30 at St. Susanna Parish in Dedham, MA. Our keynote leader will be Fr. …

Sponsored by the Religion and Conflict Transformation Program, BU School of Theology and the Institute on Culture, Religion and World Affairs, BU School of Global Studies, we invite your participation in this important and timely conversation. Light Refreshments will be served.  James Carroll is the …

People of Faith Must Imagine a Community of Peace

November 7, 2017 // 0 Comments

A “new story” for the Faith Communities Network Group “You cannot simultaneously prepare for war and peace”. (Albert Einstein) However, this is what the United States government has practically done ever since the invention of nuclear weapons. Since 1945 70,000 nuclear weapons have been produced[1] …

50 years ago, Rev. Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. spoke out against the war in Vietnam: “Our only hope today lies in our ability to recapture the revolutionary spirit and go out into a sometimes hostile world declaring hostility to poverty, racism, and militarism.” ? …

The Walk for a New Spring has collected signatures on a Safe Communities Act Petition that will be brought to the Massachusetts State House in support of the legislation. Join us at Noon at the State House Steps and then come inside to meet with decision …

Lisa Sowle Cahill Dr. Lisa Sowle Cahill, Professor of theology at Boston College, was one of the leaders of last April’s Vatican 3-day international symposium on Nonviolence and Just Peace.  The symposium recommended that the Catholic Church drop its teaching of “Just War Theory” and endorse a …

The Enemy is Us: The Perils of Nuclear Arms

January 31, 2017 // 0 Comments

Sr. Megan Rice – 85 yr. old Roman Catholic nun, who earned 2 yrs. in prison for breaching the security perimeter of Y-12, the largest uranium storage facility in the country. “Being an anti-nuclear activist satisfied my need to do what is just common sense,” …

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