Category Archives: Peace

CapCorps – Milwaukee, WI Fall 2013

Milwaukee, WI – CapCorps Trying out a Post Grad Volunteer Program. While in Milwaukee, participants work with the Capuchin Franciscan Volunteer Corps (Cap Core) whose focus is service, spirituality, social justice, and sustainable living in community. One highlight of service trips to Milwaukee is the chance to eat with the guests of St. Ben’s Community [...]



White Rose Catholic Worker – Chicago Fall 2013

Chicago, IL – White Rose Catholic Worker House The White Rose Catholic Worker serves in a number of different communities locally, nationally, and internationally. Generally students immerse themselves each day in one of the most diverse zip codes in the U.S. with over 80 languages represented and a high immigrant and refugee population. Each day [...]


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: Urge Congress to Choose Dialogue and Diplomacy in Syria

JPHD-USCCB Contact your two U.S. Senators and your Representative and urge them to vote against a resolution that authorizes the use of military force in Syria. Instead, ask them to support U.S. leadership, in collaboration with the international community, for an immediate ceasefire in Syria and negotiations for peace. Call or write your Representative and [...]

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 [...]



Peace: Urge President Obama: No More Drones!

Amnesty International You’ve helped convince Congress to hold hearings on the Obama administration’s killer drones. Now take the next step and urge President Obama and Congress to follow Amnesty International’s 5 Point Plan for reforming the U.S. drone strike policy. Amnesty International is deeply concerned that the Obama administration’s so-called ‘targeted killing’ program allows for [...]

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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 [...]