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The Beloved Community and the right to dream: A tribute to DREAMers

by Scott Wright
Director, Columban Center for Advocacy and Outreach

“Love is creative and redemptive. Love builds up and unites; hate tears down and destroys. The aftermath of the ‘fight with fire’ method…is bitterness and chaos, the aftermath of the love method is reconciliation and creation of the beloved community… Yes, love, which means understanding, creative, redemptive goodwill, even for one’s enemies.” – Dr. 225 more words

Refugees

How to Sustain Hope When Troubles Are Near and Justice Feels Far Off

This past weekend, hundreds of Catholics gathered for New Ways Ministry’s Symposium focusing on how justice and mercy can work together for LGBT Catholics in the age of Pope Francis. 649 more words

Catholic

Lent 2017: Reflection for the Fourth Sunday of Lent, March 26 - The light we need

by Cathy Woodson
National Council Chair, Pax Christi USA

1 Samuel 16:1b, 6-7, 10-13a | Ephesians 5:8-14 | John 9:1-41

My best moments of reckoning come when I allow myself to let the spirit speak to me. 332 more words

Nonviolence

Transforming creation through nonviolent resistance

by Scott Wright
Director of the Columban Center for Advocacy and Outreach, USA

We live in a world radiant with beauty and one that is also crying out for redemption. 327 more words

Nonviolence

ADVENT 2016: A reflection for the First Sunday of Advent, November 27

by Sr. Anne-Louise Nadeau, SNDdeN
Pax Christi USA

Isaiah 2:1-5 | Romans 13:11-14 | Matthew 24:37-44

“And do this because you know the time; it is the hour now for you to awake from sleep.” Romans 13:11… 308 more words

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