Tom Webb is a freelance writer and member of the Oakland Catholic Worker community and Pax Christi Northern California's regional council.

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A liturgy of memory and repentance for survivors of the atomic bombing of Japan

Takashi Tanemori distinctly remembers the intensity that characterized the lessons both of his parents gave him on the morning of Aug. 6, 1945, in Hiroshima. He was 8 years old.

Honduran Jesuit comes to US to promote reforms in US-Honduras relations

A six-person delegation of human rights activists from Honduras, including the high-profile "Padre Melo," is in the middle of a nine-city tour across the U.S. that's scheduled to end in Washington, D.C., with a rally and prayer service to draw attention to the drastic need for reform in Honduras.


In militarized Honduras, delegation speaks truth to power to US Embassy

Members of the Emergency Religious Delegation to Honduras took a four-hour bus trip Jan. 28 from El Progreso to Tegucigalpa, Honduras, to deliver a report to the U.S. Embassy.


Post-election Honduras means living in a hypermilitarized state

San Pedro Sula, Honduras - President Hernández gets inaugurated for a second term, while Hondurans live under military rule that keeps order with batons, tear gas and automatic weapons.