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. [...]

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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 [...]

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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very different people who all share one perspective – that the death penalty is broken, can’t be fixed, and should be repealed [...]



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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 [...]

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Peace: Protect Families from Global Arms Trade

Amnesty International Millions of women and girls are kidnapped, forced into sex slavery, raped and killed every year at gunpoint. The ease with which weapons and ammunition are transferred across borders contributes to the frequency and severity of these human rights abuses. Women and children are disproportionately affected by violence. On March 18 – 28, [...]