Listen: The Kings Bay Plowshares 7 felt called by the Holy Spirit to break onto the naval submarine base. They were also inspired by the Rev. Martin Luther King, Jr. and his talk of three evils: racism, extreme materialism and militarism.
A jury unanimously found seven Catholic activists guilty Oct. 24 of conspiracy, destruction of government property, depredation and trespassing for a 2018 anti-nuclear weapons protest at Kings Bay Naval Base in Georgia.
We say: Benedictine Sr. Joan Chittister writes that "the ring of real prophecy lies in its uncommon courage." The Plowshares movement, a non-violent movement of both symbol and personal jeopardy, has that.