The statement "An Appeal to the Catholic Church to Re-Commit to the Centrality of Gospel Nonviolence," calling for jettisoning just war, endangers the just peace it hopes to promote.
A Native American tribe's efforts to halt construction of a crude oil pipeline in North Dakota have swelled into a movement, drawing international attention and the support of movie stars and social media, and making a major oil company blink.
While the tribe's lawyers work to persuade a federal judge to withdraw permits for the pipeline in a ruling expected on Friday, thousands of protesters gathered at campgrounds near Standing Rock Sioux Tribe lands.
The U.S. government moved on Friday to halt a controversial oil pipeline project in North Dakota that has angered Native Americans.
Preview: This is the Day of Prayer for Peace in Our Communities, but for people from backgrounds like mine, we don't see the problem as ours.
Large-scale mining and extractive operations are failing to deliver economic benefits while causing environmental damage and human suffering throughout Latin America, said a coalition of church organizations and environmental groups.
The Churches and Mining Network, which includes Catholic bishops, priests and laypeople, leaders of Christian churches and environmentalists, said in a statement Sunday that governments, church leaders and civil society organizations need to find alternatives to so-called "mega-mining" operations.
Editorial: Those of us who want action on poverty as a national priority can do two things ahead of Election Day.
Labor Day: Economic and political forces have led to lower economic prospects to Americans according to the USCCB's annual statement on Labor Day
NCR Today: A man I have known for decades and who has a record was robbed recently, but did not receive fair treatment by the police officer he reported to.
Young Voices: Just when I think I'm part of the "us," I get reminded that I'm still part of the "them."
With a heat index over 100 degrees, two busloads of a mostly 50-plus-year-old-crowd of Catholic peace activists attending the conference tried to help tidy up the Sandtown-Winchester neighborhood.