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.
"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.
I am a welfare queen. There, I've said it.
"And so the disciples returned to their own
homes..." John 20:10
Rufina Amaya is one of the few survivors of the 1981 massacre in the Salvadoran village of El Mozote.
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, 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
Thirty years after Mississippi Freedom Summer, 3,000 international observers return from El Salvador’s postwar "democratic elections."
Jim Douglass traveled to Bosnia to continue his work of building support for a peace pilgrimage of world religious leaders to Sarajevo.
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.