The New Yorker's March 9 issue offers an interesting account of the three Catholic anti-war activists, including a now-85-year-old Catholic sister, who broke into and engaged in a nonviolent protest in what the U.S. government calls its most secure nuclear weapons plant, the Y-12 National Security Complex in Oak Ridge, Tenn., near Knoxville.
Fr. Carl Kabat, 80, of the Missionary Oblates of Mary Immaculate was arrested Friday after he splashed red paint on a sign at the new National Security Campus in Kansas City, Mo., a five-building facility where 85 percent of the non-nuclear parts for U.S. nuclear weapons will be made or procured. Jane Stoever* of PeaceWorks Kansas City, a friend of Kabat's, submitted the following account of his most recent nonviolent protest.
Three Catholic anti-war activists, including an 84-year-old nun, were sentenced to federal prison terms Tuesday for sabotage and destruction of government property.
Winter weather postponed the sentencing of three Catholic anti-nuclear activists, who call themselves the Transform Now Plowshares, in federal court.
On the Road to Peace: On Dec. 7, 1993, three friends and I walked onto an Air Force base, an action that led to a period in prison.
Although he's in prison, awaiting sentencing for a 2012 protest action in Tennessee, Michael Walli was awarded Pax Christi DC's annual peacemaker of the year award.