Category Archives: Peace

Upcoming Events: Syria Panel Discussion

Join us for a panel discussion about Syria on Sept. 22 from 6-8pm in Lower Saint John’s! Panelists will include Dr. John Calvert, Dr. Philip Meeks, Dr. Roger Bergman, and Antwan “Tony” Homsi S.J. who are from a variety of backgrounds and have various knowledge regarding historical context, ethics, and the current events of Syria. [...]


Peace: Health Care Conscience Rights Act

USCCB The Obama Administration’s contraceptive/abortifacient/sterilization mandate will begin to be enforced against nonprofit religious schools, charities and health care providers on August 1. In the days to come, Congress must decide whether to address this problem through must-pass legislation before that deadline. Members of the House should be urged to include the Health Care Conscience [...]


NADP Fundraiser Flyer White

Upcoming Events: Nebraskans for Alternatives to the Death Penalty

Nebraskans for Alternatives to the Death Penalty On April 20 at 4:00 p.m. (NADP) will sponsor an eye-opening talk at Creighton University’s Harper Auditorium (602 N. 20th Street, Omaha). It will feature three very different people who all share one perspective – that the death penalty is broken, can’t be fixed, and should be repealed [...]

Peace: Contact your senators and urge them to help reduce gun violence!

USCCB The US bishops call for all people to work for a culture of life, and to do more to end violence in our homes. In particular, legislators should: Support measures that control the sale and use of firearms; support measures that make guns safer (especially efforts to prevent their unsupervised use by children and [...]


Peace: Peace in the Holy Land

Catholics Confront Global Poverty Thank President Obama for reaffirming our commitment to peace in the Holy Land! Tell the President that his recent trip to the region has sparked hope as well as opened a window of opportunity. Let him know that you support that the United States exercises strong, persistent leadership to reach a [...]



Peace: Thank you Maryland for abolishing the Death Penalty!

Amnesty International The vote is in! Maryland’s General Assembly has voted to make Maryland the 18th U.S. state to repeal the death penalty, a cruel, unnecessary and wasteful policy that risks executing the innocent. Governor Martin O’Malley has taken a leading role in the fight to end the death penalty, and has said he will [...]