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.
Thoughts and Prayers Are Not Enough – We Need Action on Guns
The epidemic of gun violence in America has become the new normal – every week more people are shot and killed, with the total exceeding more than 30,000 people annually. “Thoughts and prayers” are not solutions for the 30,000 people who will be killed by a gun this year – we need sensible gun safety legislation NOW.
The unusual move comes “in the service of truth, justice and peace,” according to a Vatican statement.
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Before ISIS, Mosul was home to one of the oldest Christian communities in the world. After ISIS ... who knows if they'll come back?
What's Behind Colombia's 'No' Vote
It is hard to change public imagination overnight after spending decades of fueling war, demonizing enemies, and seeing issues one-dimensionally.
A bill to sue foreign funders of terror and a U.N. report urging reparations for African Americans both came out this week. The U.S. government is silent on one of them.
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