Ask Congress to reject funding for new nuclear weapons
The work of the Maryknoll Office for Global Concerns on peace is focused on identifying and eliminating the root causes of violence and conflict with a focus on specific regions, expressions of violence and areas of conflict affecting Maryknollers, and U.S. aggression and national security policy (e.g. war on terrorism and war in Iraq and Afghanistan).The nexus of violence and poverty is clear. Unless we dedicate ourselves to building true human security for all, nations – especially poor ones – will continue to fall victim to an unending cycle of economic, political and social violence.
Ask you members of Congress to call for full restoration of humanitarian assistance for Palestinians
Churches for Middle East Peace, a coalition of Orthodox, Catholic, and Protestant churches, which includes the Maryknoll Office for Global Concerns, issued the following statement about Israel’s controversial new “Jewish nation-state” law.
Ending the Korean War and Pursuing Peace
65th Anniversary of the Korean War Armistice
Friday, July 27, 2018
6:30PM to 8:30pm
Korean Cultural Performances
Women Cross DMZ Video
Peace Story Telling
Foundry United Methodist Church
1500 16th St NW, Washington, DC
Saturday, July 28, 2018
9am: “What Next?” forum
11:30am: Peace March from Foundry UMC
Noon: Vigil at White House/Farragut Square
17th & K ST. NW
On June 12, North Korean leader Kim Jong-Un and U.S. President Donald J. Trump met in Singapore with grandeur and fanfare to discuss the possible dismantling of North Korea’s nuclear program.
Amid a humanitarian catastrophe the parties to the internecine conflict in South Sudan surprised many international observers when they signed a permanent ceasefire agreement in Addis Ababa, Ethiopia on June 27. Whether this ceasefire will hold is anyone’s guess. What we do know is the humanitarian crisis continues.
Since March 30, Israeli forces have killed 118 Palestinians, including 14 children, and wounded 3,895 with live gunfire as protesters engaged in weekly demonstrations at the border fences separating Gaza and Israel.
SPECIAL UPDATES will be available weekly as needed. This update will be the last in a series concerning the Gaza Fence/Great March protests between the Palestinians of Gaza and the Israeli Defense Forces.
SPECIAL UPDATES will be available weekly as needed. This update concerns the Gaza Fence protests between the Palestinians of Gaza and the Israeli Defense Forces.
- Churches for Middle East Peace
- CIDSE, an international alliance of Catholic development agencies working together for global justice
- Gapminder.org: For a fact-based world view
- JustFaith Ministries
- Maryknoll Fr. Gerard Hammond speaks on Korea reconciliation
- Pax Christi International
- Pax Christi USA
- Two million friends for peace in Afghanistan