Marie Dennis is senior adviser and past co-president (2007-19) of Pax Christi International.

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Religious leaders call for release of David Gilbert from New York prison

Commentary: Forgiveness is not only an act of an individual but also of the community. As bishop-president of Pax Christi USA and former co-president of Pax Christi International, we urge the release of David Gilbert.


How Biden can lead the US away from 'world war fought piecemeal'

Commentary: As Joe Biden launches his administration's approach to international relations, he would do well to draw upon the values of Catholic social teaching and to absorb the insights of Pope Francis.

Book Review

Book chronicles reckless courage of Catholic resistance to Vietnam War

Review: Activist Ted Glick rightly recognized that most people today know very little about what the Catholic left did during the Vietnam War. We can learn from evaluating different nonviolent strategies in our current context.


Vatican's nuclear disarmament conference emphasizes shift toward logic of peace

Commentary: During its recent symposium on nuclear disarmament, the Vatican took some significant steps that emphasized the church's move away from a logic of war toward a logic of peace.