by Brayton Shanley February 14, 2018 Joel 2:12-18, 2 Corinthians 5:20—6:2, Matthew 6:1-6, 16-18 “Even now, says the Lord, return to me with fasting and weeping, and mourning.” Joel 2:13 Lent is a time for fasting, and Ash Wednesday is one of the most spiritually propitious days to fast as we prepare to undertake the […]

Pax Christi USA is pleased to announce that Bishop John Stowe has been confirmed by the PCUSA National Council as bishop president of the council. Bishop Stowe is a Conventual Franciscan Friar and has served as the bishop of Lexington, KY since May 2015. Currently, for the United States Conference of Catholic Bishops he serves […]

What would Jesus do? by Tony Magliano As countless fellow human beings suffer terribly in a myriad of ways, and much of our planet groans from gaping human induced wounds, our government, other governments, and many well-off people, seem to hardly care. It is what Pope Francis calls a “globalization of indifference.” Urgently needed is […]

by Kathy Kelly On January 23rd an overcrowded smuggling boat capsized off the coast of Aden in Southern Yemen. Smugglers packed 152 passengers from Somalia and Ethiopia in the boat and then, while at sea, reportedly pulled guns on the migrants to extort additional money from them. The boat capsized, according to The Guardian, after the shooting prompted panic. The […]