New Wineskins

Jon Magnuson 9-01-1995

O Lord, how manifold are thy works! In wisdom hast thou made them all; the earth is full of thy creatures.

I began this piece on the 50th anniversary of D-day-June 6, 1994.

Deanna Wylie Mayer 5-01-1995

"A group of women who have had abortions will be meeting" read the sign on the women's room wall. Immediately I knew I wanted to go. But why? I had never had an abortion.

David Batstone 3-01-1995

I am a welfare queen. There, I've said it.

Wes Howard-Brook 11-01-1994

"And so the disciples returned to their own homes..." —John 20:10

Rufina Amaya 9-01-1994

Rufina Amaya is one of the few survivors of the 1981 massacre in the Salvadoran village of El Mozote.

Joe Nangle 8-01-1994

Never have I written on a more difficult subject than the pope’s recent letter on women’s ordination in the Catholic Church.

John Dear 7-01-1994

John Dear, S.J., Philip Berrigan, Lynn Fredriksson, and Bruce Friedrich are currently being held in the Chowan County Jail in Edenton, North Carolina, for their Pax Christi-Spirit of Life Plo

Jennifer Johnson 6-01-1994

Thirty years after Mississippi Freedom Summer, 3,000 international observers return from El Salvador’s postwar "democratic elections."

Jim Douglass 5-01-1994

Jim Douglass traveled to Bosnia to continue his work of building support for a peace pilgrimage of world religious leaders to Sarajevo.

Rose Marie Berger 4-01-1994

We got off the 11th Street bus in downtown Washington and headed toward the people gathering on the 10th Street overpass. A man in his early 40s fell into step with us.