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Ten Years After Iraq
Originally Posted: 02/27/2013 - 3:22pm | Type: Blog

We’re approaching the 10th anniversary of the invasion of Iraq — an appropriate time to reflect upon the antiwar ferment that gripped the globe at that time. We’re approaching t ...

Afternoon News Bytes: March 8, 2012
Originally Posted: 03/08/2012 - 4:00pm | Type: Blog

THE WALL STREET JOURNAL: U.S. Top Destination for Christian, Buddhist Immigrants, Study Says The U.S. is the top destination for the world's migrating Christians and Buddhists, as well as those with no particular religious affiliation, includ ...

Iraq: The Tipping Point
Originally Posted: 03/03/2011 - 4:36pm | Type: Magazine Article

Jim Wallis The war in Iraq should never have been fought, cannot be won, and must now be ended. This summer, o ...

Stopping a War
Originally Posted: 03/03/2011 - 4:37pm | Type: Magazine Article

Judy Coode The activist connected the war machine with the abandonment of U.S. urban centers. One night in Aug ...

Tonight We Begin to End War
Originally Posted: 03/03/2011 - 4:37pm | Type: Magazine Article

Jim Wallis This war is morally wrong, and it was from the very start. The following is adapted from Jim Wall ...

'Its Better to Light a Candle'
Originally Posted: 03/03/2011 - 4:37pm | Type: Magazine Article

Rose Marie Berger Jonathan Mendez As part of a global movement marking the fourth anniv ...

A Surge for Peace
Originally Posted: 03/15/2011 - 2:27pm | Type: Magazine Article

The Editors Christians step out against the war. On March 16, approximately 3,500 people braved a nasty late ...

A Calm, Hopeful Fire
Originally Posted: 03/03/2011 - 4:37pm | Type: Magazine Article

Colin Mathewson No one person, and yet seemingly every person in on the planning of this event, was in charge. ...

The Journey
Originally Posted: 03/03/2011 - 4:37pm | Type: Magazine Article

Carol Brophy It's about the journey. As the cathedral dean, Rev. It's about the journey. As the cath ...

An Ocean of Tears
Originally Posted: 03/03/2011 - 4:37pm | Type: Magazine Article

Celeste Zappala I am Celeste Zappala, of the First United Methodist Church of Germantown in Philadelphia, of Military Families Speak Out, ...

Counting the Cost
Originally Posted: 03/03/2011 - 4:37pm | Type: Magazine Article

Larisa Friesen From my seat in the balcony in the National Cathedral, I realized that the crowd I saw numbered nearly the same as the numb ...

To Redeem the Soul of America
Originally Posted: 03/15/2011 - 2:45pm | Type: Magazine Article

Raphael G. Warnock Whenever there are billions of dollars and then billions more available to bomb Baghdad, but never enough to rebuild Ne ...

Baghdad
Originally Posted: 03/16/2011 - 10:36am | Type: Magazine Article

Anonymous Iraqi Woman There were dozens of people in a bleak group. It's a very specific look, one you will find only outside the Bag ...

Trusting Only the Cross
Originally Posted: 03/03/2011 - 4:37pm | Type: Magazine Article

Amy Yarnell The depth of my sorrow for the loss of life on all sides seems beyond expression. The depth of my ...

Willing to Risk
Originally Posted: 03/03/2011 - 4:37pm | Type: Magazine Article

Phyllis Taylor As a Jewish person in this Christian peace witness, I felt affirmed and welcomed by the other participants. ...

Ambassadors
Originally Posted: 03/03/2011 - 4:37pm | Type: Magazine Article

Bill Wylie-Kellermann Ambassadors. I'm a sometimes preacher, these days a Methodist holding forth among an Episcopal congregation in ...

A Stream of Light
Originally Posted: 03/03/2011 - 4:37pm | Type: Magazine Article

Laurel Rae Mathewson As we stepped out of the cathedral, wind blew snow from the rooftops, past the lit windows of the Cotswold-like cotta ...

Reaching Out
Originally Posted: 03/03/2011 - 4:37pm | Type: Magazine Article

Jim King Walking beside me was our 15-year-old son, David, and Odess Monsanje, from Zambia, who is living with us for a year. ...

Deeply Felt
Originally Posted: 03/03/2011 - 4:37pm | Type: Magazine Article

Jenny Duskey I was born just before the United States entered World War II, and I've been participating in peace walks and vigils sin ...

Broken and Transformed
Originally Posted: 03/03/2011 - 4:37pm | Type: Magazine Article

Helen LaKelly Hunt Rollercoaster feelings all around began with the storming weather that day. While it kept many away, for those gathered ...

An Act of Divine Obedience
Originally Posted: 03/03/2011 - 4:37pm | Type: Magazine Article

Bob Francis I WATCHED FOR MONTHS as many of my coworkers devoted themselves to preparation for the Christian Peace Witness, including week ...

Finding Our Prophetic Voices
Originally Posted: 03/03/2011 - 4:37pm | Type: Magazine Article

Khristine Hopkins Though I have stood weekly at a vigil for the last five years, been in several marches, and even participated in civil d ...

Nor-easters for Peace
Originally Posted: 03/03/2011 - 4:37pm | Type: Magazine Article

Ed Spivey Jr. 3,000 coffees to go please. And one decaf. Editors' Note: Despite the fact that it&# ...

A Seed of Dissent
Originally Posted: 03/03/2011 - 4:37pm | Type: Magazine Article

Duane Shank It's time for the troops to come home. When opposition to the war in Vietnam grew inside the ...

We Must Oppose This War
Originally Posted: 05/19/2011 - 3:44pm | Type: Magazine Article

George Hunsinger An urgent appeal to the churches [The Lord] shall judge between many peoples, and shall arb ...

A Momentous Choice
Originally Posted: 07/09/2014 - 2:51pm | Type: Magazine Article

Jim Wallis We had only a few weeks to organize "Pray and Act: A Service for Peace and Justice" on January 20, the holiday of Ma ...

Exorcise That!
Originally Posted: 07/09/2014 - 3:50pm | Type: Magazine Article

Rose Marie Berger Kate Bowman Last November, 12 clergy in full regalia—accompanied by ...

The Little Train That Wouldn't
Originally Posted: 07/09/2014 - 3:51pm | Type: Magazine Article

Rose Marie Berger Kate Bowman To protest Prime Minister Tony Blair's threat to at ...

United Against War
Originally Posted: 06/18/2014 - 2:01pm | Type: Magazine Article

Jim Wallis As the United States drew close to launching bombing attacks on Iraq in February, American church leaders across the theologic ...