Author Archives: Dennis Sadowski

Nuclear disarmament seems distant as world faces new uncertainties

Prospects for a new round of nuclear disarmament worldwide are bleaker than just a few years ago because governments have lost the willingness to shrink their arsenals in the face of rising security threats. Heightening tensions between the United States … Continue reading

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Faith leaders call world to act quickly on Paris climate agreement

World religious leaders, including a Vatican official and the heads of regional bishops’ conferences, are calling on countries to promptly sign and ratify the Paris climate agreement. In a statement sent to world leaders ahead of the Paris agreement signing … Continue reading

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USCCB among religious organizations urging Congress to support $750 million contribution to Green Climate Fund

On the heels of the White House’s announcement that the United States has made its first $500 million contribution to the Green Climate Fund more than 120 faith-based organizations called on Congress to continue to support the effort in the … Continue reading

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Notes on peace and justice

Archivist for Dorothy Day papers guilty of trespassing at drone base Phil Runkel, archivist for the papers of Dorothy Day at Marquette University’s Raynor Memorial Libraries, is among the most recent people found guilty of a crime for protesting the … Continue reading

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CCHD honors interfaith group for efforts to improve workers’ lives

Iolanda Silva de Miranda believes the Gospel calls people to act when injustice is present. Massachusetts Communities Action Network, a congregation-based community organization, came to her parish, St. Edith Stein in Brockton, to talk about the need to raise the … Continue reading

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Marie Dennis, co-president of Pax Christi International, a Public Peace Prize laureate

Marie Dennis, co-president of Pax Christi International, the Catholic peace organization, has been named a Public Peace Prize laureate. The Washington resident learned of the honor last week from the Quebec-based organization sponsoring the honor. “For me the most delightful … Continue reading

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Dark skies: A heritage we may not notice we are losing

TUCSON, Ariz. — Go outside on a clear night and count the stars. Chances are you’re not seeing as many glittering points of light as you did as a child unless you live in a pretty secluded area. Humans, through … Continue reading

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