Our world struggles to resolve conflicts, reduce violence, and defeat terrorism without preemptive war. War has too often become the first choice instead of the last resort. In a time of terrorists, terrorist states, unilateralist superpowers, and weapons of mass destruction, we desperately need alternatives to an endless cycle of violence. Sojourners articulates the prophetic call to peace and helps Christians engage their political leaders to seek alternatives to war.
Egypt's large Christian minority has increasingly been targeted in recent years by Islamist militants including Islamic State.
"Please, let us not extinguish the hope in their hearts, let us not suffocate their hopes for peace!"
The bed of 445 bullet shells honors the estimated 445 Roman Catholic priests, nuns, monks, and lay religion teachers killed for their faith around the world since 2000/
For six weeks last winter, millions of protesters’ candles lit up the night across South Korea.
Peacemaking isn’t a passive withdrawal from conflict — it’s an intentional movement toward it.
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