Stephen M. Colecchi is a freelance writer/consultant and the former director of the Office of International Justice and Peace of the U.S. Conference of Catholic Bishops.

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It's past time for the US and other nuclear powers to disarm

Commentary: We live in the shadow of the threat of nuclear war. What are the nations of the world doing about it? What should we as church be doing?


Beyond the cease-fire: breaking the cycle of Israeli-Palestinian violence

Commentary: Violent conflict does not erupt in a vacuum. A cease-fire is only a first step on the long journey toward breaking the vicious cycle that has terrorized Israelis and Palestinians alike.