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 [...]

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very different people who all share one perspective – that the death penalty is broken, can’t be fixed, and should be repealed [...]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



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, [...]

Peace: Stop Arming Human Rights Abusers

Amnesty International On March 18 – 28, 2013 world leaders will have a Final Conference to negotiate the first ever treaty that will prevent weapons from ending up in the hands of tyrants and child soldiers. The Obama Administration bears heavy responsibility to lead efforts in establishing a strong, human rights orientated treaty during the [...]



Peace:Save the valley in Cremisan: Support bridges, not walls!

Catholics Confront Global Poverty In light of the upcoming decision of the special committee for appeals against the wall in Cremisan, CCGP calls upon committee members and the Israeli authorities to: Respect international law under which the planned construction of the wall on Palestinian lands is illegal, as well as to leave the educational compound [...]