Book review: Jesus "not only rejected violence as a personal option; he also fought the structural violence that was embedded in the institutions of his nation."
Peace & Justice
Pope Francis did not travel to Vienna for two high-profile nuclear disarmament conferences, but his name was called out frequently during the events.
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NCR Today: "The failures of the grand jury process to indict the police officers involved [in the recent killings], have brought to our attention ... problems in law enforcement today."
Pope Francis called on world leaders, activists and people of faith to pull together to rid the world of the threat of nuclear weapons.
Archbishop Silvano Tomasi, the Vatican's permanent representative to U.N. agencies in Geneva, read the pope's statement Monday in Vienna at the opening of Vienna Conference on the Humanitarian Impact of Nuclear Weapons.
In his message, Pope Francis restated the Vatican's long-standing advocacy for the global elimination of nuclear weapons and said peace is not just a balance of power, "but true justice."
As he left the police station, Cardinal Joseph Zen Ze-kiun asked people to pray for democracy in the city.
Fordham University aims to educate humanitarian workers to prioritize education before volunteering.
Short term immersion trips serve a purpose deeper than giving people a new social media profile picture.
Advocates see the recent releases of several men from the U.S. detention facility at Guantanamo Bay as a sign that other transfers are in the works.
Liz McAlister, the lifelong peace activist who co-founded Jonah House Community in 1973 with her late husband, Philip Berrigan, celebrated her 75th birthday Nov. 17.