Category Archives: Peacemaking

Why People of Faith Oppose Drones

Posted at http://www.huffingtonpost.com/jim-winkler/why-people-of-faith-oppos_b_7706034.html By Jim Winkler, President, National Council of Churches Posted: 07/01/2015 12:37 pm EDT Updated: 07/01/2015 12:59 pm EDT There has been much sensationalistic coverage recently about a drone strike that killed the leader of Al-Qaeda in the Arabian Peninsula. Many have succumbed … Continue reading

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Day of Action on U.S. Drone Strikes—May 15, National

Friday, May 15, 2015 Call the Capitol switchboard toll free at (877) 429-0678 Ask for your Representative and Senators Casey and Toomey. Tell the offices you are concerned about drone strikes. NOTE: You can also call the offices directly—find contact information at https://hq.salsalabs.com/https://org2.salsalabs.com/o/5415/getLocal.jsp. … Continue reading

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Film Screening: Romero—May 1, Springfield

Friday, May 1, at 7 p.m.  One of the great moral and religious figures of our time, a martyr to faith and justice Romero 1989. PG-13 for violence. Directed by John Duignan. Stars Raul Julia as Archbishop Oscar Romero. El … Continue reading

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Urge Congress to Support SANE Act to Reduce/Abolish Nuclear Weapons

From Peace Action (http://www.peace-action.org/): As you know, Peace Action formed over 60 years ago as The Committee for a SANE Nuclear Policy to abolish nuclear weapons.  We have come a long way.  The world produced over 125,000 nuclear warheads and … Continue reading

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Interfaith Community Unites to Address Drone Warfare

At first conference of its kind, national religious leaders discuss moral, spiritual dimensions of U.S. use of drones  PRINCETON – Religious leaders, scholars and community activists from across the country came together this weekend at Princeton Theology Seminary for the … Continue reading

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Urge PA’s Senators to Stand Up for Diplomacy

From Peace Action (http://www.peace-action.org): The 114th Congress convened in Washington this week, with many Members eager to express their hawkish foreign policy views, especially when it comes to Iran. Please ask our Senators to stand up for diplomacy in the … Continue reading

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Urge Congress to Stand Up for Diplomacy

From Peace Action (http://peace-action.org/): The 114th Congress convened in Washington this week, with many Members eager to express their hawkish foreign policy views, especially when it comes to Iran. Please ask your Senators to stand up for diplomacy in the … Continue reading

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The Deaths of Others: The Fate of Civilians and Their Cultures in America’s Wars—March 4-5, Lancaster

From Lancaster Interchurch Peace Witness (http://www.lancasterinterchurchpeacewitness.org): Lancaster Interchurch Peace Witness Forum March 4-5, 2015 Dr. John Tirman, Researcher, MIT Sponsored by LIPW and International Studies Program, F&M Forum Focus:  “The Deaths of Others:  The Fate of Civilians and Their Cultures in … Continue reading

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The Interfaith Conference on Drone Warfare—January 23-25, Princeton, NJ

You are invited to an interfaith conference on lethal drones, sponsored by several national denominations and faith groups. Princeton Theological Seminary Dinner on Friday, January 23 through lunch on Sunday, January 25, 2015 The conference will be addressing such questions … Continue reading

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Civil Discourse in America: Finding Common Ground for the Greater Good—October 22, Live Webcast

On October 22, The Episcopal Church will host and produce a groundbreaking forum on an important topic in our society:  Civil Discourse in America: Finding Common Ground for the Greater Good. The 90-minute live webcast will originate from historic Christ … Continue reading

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