Invitation to Join an Emergency Faith Delegation to Honduras January 24-30, 2018 “Your people shall be my people” (Ruth 1:16) We are writing to you on behalf of Father Melo (Rev. Ismael Moreno, SJ), friend of Pax Christi USA, the Jesuit who has accompanied the Honduran people for more than 20 years. He is appealing to […]

by Sr. Anne-Louise Nadeau, Programs Director You know my friends, there comes a time when people get tired of being trampled by the iron feet of oppression. There comes a time my friends, when people get tired of being plunged across the abyss of humiliation, where they experience the bleakness of nagging despair. There comes […]

by Kathy Kelly People living now in Yemen’s third largest city, Ta’iz, have endured unimaginable circumstances for the past three years. Civilians fear to go outside lest they be shot by a sniper or step on a land mine. Both sides of a worsening civil war use Howitzers, Kaytushas, mortars and other missiles to shell […]

by Tony Magliano On behalf of the world’s often unwanted refugees and migrants, Pope Francis in his Jan. 1 World Day of Peace message titled “Migrants and Refugees: Men and Women in Search of Peace” pleads: “In a spirit of compassion, let us embrace all those fleeing from war and hunger, or forced by discrimination, […]

Pope Francis emphasizes the importance of welcoming immigrants and refugees in today’s World Day of Peace message. He reminds us that we are “one family” and that “God does not discriminate.” Therefore, he says we can create peace by “welcoming, promoting, protecting, and integrating” the 250 million people displaced and run out from their homes. […]