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Marie Dennis

Blog Posts by Marie Dennis

Posted by Marie Dennis 2 years 14 weeks ago
“Is not this the kind of fasting I have chosen: to lose the chains of injustice and untie the cords of the yoke, to set the oppressed free and break every yoke?” wrote the ancient prophet Isaiah (58:...
Posted by Marie Dennis 3 years 39 weeks ago
For the past 30 years, through my work with Maryknoll and Pax Christi International, I've come to know grassroots communities around the world in situations of war and poverty. My mission focus base...
Posted by Marie Dennis 5 years 38 weeks ago
Posted by Marie Dennis 7 years 7 weeks ago
The patience of the people of Zimbabwe is absolutely incredible. They've been living a nightmare for years (inflation is so high that a second cup of coffee in half an hour can cost twice as much as...

Articles by Marie Dennis

What does it take to reintegrate combatants into society?

A prayer for the new pope to fulfill, in fresh ways, the promise of Vatican II.

The Bank's new head has community-level anti-poverty expertise—and many challenges to face.

With U.S. troops now in Africa to escalate the fight against the Lord's Resistance Army, clergy in the region express concern.

Hiroshima and Fukushima remind us that civilian and military nuclear technology go hand in hand.