Rev. Paul Sadler and noted author and religious leader Jim Wallis will lead hundreds in preaching, praise and worship on eve of a Sunday march and public witness to Vote Out Poverty in Cleveland and across the nation.
Washington D.C.--(October 1, 2007) Anticipating a veto by President Bush of the SCHIP legislation on Tuesday, congressional leaders from both parties and prominent religious leaders will participate in a press conference to speak to the very conscience of our nation about the need to override the veto in the Senate and the House.
Often the word pacifism has been equated with passive-ism, of not doing anything, just being passive. I resonate very deeply with the Latin root of the word, which is the notion of actively being involved in the making of peace.
I didn't vote for George W. Bush, and did not agree with the way this election was finally decided. But I liked the new President's inaugural address. In fact, I thought it was a great speech, both in tone and content.
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