"There is no 'just war,'" the some 80 participants of the conference state in an appeal they released April 14.
The prospect of an imminent trial for former Salvadoran Col. Inocente Orlando Montano has dimmed considerably in the last two months.
NCR Today: After fleeing the Islamic State, Christians sheltered in Iraqi Kurdistan still face daily challenges.
Eco Catholic: Bertha Isabel Zuniga Caceres spent four days in Washington asking for an independent investigation into her mother's assassination.
GSR Preview: Providence Sr. Joan Campbell is the first female president of the American Catholic Correctional Chaplains Association.
The conference will bring some 80 experts to Rome with the aim of developing a new moral framework that rejects ethical justifications for war.
Take and Read: Fr. Greg Boyle brings spiritual wisdom to his stories of the slow work of God.
Louisiana ranks last among all states in an index of "social justice indicators" that measure poverty, racial disparity and immigrant exclusion.
GSR Preview: Activists worry that "family detention centers" could detain women and children for longer periods in unsuitable facilities.
Making A Difference: Many Christians throughout the world who courageously refuse to deny Jesus Christ as their Lord and Savior suffer terrible persecution.