Three Catholic anti-war activists, including an 84-year-old nun, were sentenced to federal prison terms Tuesday for sabotage and destruction of government property.
Peace & Justice
According to BBC Africa, another round of violence has broken out in South Sudan, bringing more uncertainty to those living and serving there. Today’s letter comes from Lasallian Br. Bill Firman, who is the executive director of Solidarity with South Sudan.
Standing in a row holding white tapers, 12 men and women publicly committed to promote peace in their lives and through their relationships with others.
Opinion: The suffering of Dennis McGuire during his execution made me think of the potential execution of my godson, David Paul Hammer.
Michael A. Taylor, a 47-year-old inmate at the Missouri state prison in Bonne Terre, Mo., is set to be executed Feb. 26, though the means of the execution officially remain a secret.
NCR Today: Twelve anti-drone activists will spend 15 days in jail for blocking an entryway to the Hancock Field Air National Guard Base.
A Louisiana man's execution scheduled for Feb. 5 is on hold until April due to the controversial two-drug cocktail the state planned to kill him with.
We say: As a nation, we've reached the point where the barbarity of the death penalty can no longer be denied.
At 77 years old, Fr. David Link has recently made a second (or maybe fifth) career in ministry at six Indiana state prisons.
Peace activists on the East and West coasts were on trial this week for their opposition to the U.S. drone program, reports blogger David Swanson over at warisacrime.org.