Fr. John Dear will leave the Jesuits after 32 years in the order, which says he was "obstinately disobedient" to its directives.
Peace & Justice
A hopeful, yet sadly still unfulfilled dream, is reflected in the title of Pope Francis’ Jan. 1, 2014 World Day of Peace message, “Fraternity, the Foundation and Pathway to Peace.”
CAMERADO, I GIVE YOU MY HAND: HOW A POWERFUL LAWYER-TURNED-PRIEST IS CHANGING THE LIVES OF MEN BEHIND BARS
By Maura Poston Zagrans
Published by Image Books, $22
Several key political experts are invited to the Vatican for a one-day meeting Jan. 13 aimed at promoting a cease-fire in Syria, ahead of peace talks slated for Jan. 22.
Eight nuclear protestors in Kansas City were handed out an unusual sentence by Judge Ardie Bland for their crime of trespassing.
On the Road to Peace: This year, God of peace, help us to become more authentic people of Gospel nonviolence.
SHAKING HANDS WITH THE DEVIL: THE INTERSECTION OF TERRORISM AND THEOLOGY
By William J. Abraham
Published by Highland Loch Press, hardback $39.95
I have been both saddened and mystified by the reaction from some quarters in Washington after the United States joined five other nations to make a deal with Iran that would begin to curtail its ability to make nuclear weapons. It's a six-month deal, hopefully a step toward a long-range agreement.
"You can raise [the issue of free speech], but we don't have to listen to it," Supreme Court Justice Antonin Scalia said, according to a court transcript.
Two Yale divinity students and a Catholic Worker were arrested at Hancock Field Air Base in Syracuse, N.Y., on Monday while attempting to deliver what they described as a "citizens' Order of Protection."
The three activists said they were issuing the order, typically used in circumstances of domestic abuse, on behalf of Afghan civilians terrorized by drones remotely launched from the military air base.