On November 13, PCMNY met at the Drone Plinth on the Highline in Manhattan, to protest the use of killer drones that are used by the US military with seeming disregard for accountability or respect for non-combatant life.
We are pleased to share peacemaker John Amidon’s keynote presentation “Interconnected Challenges to Peace: Militarism and the Climate Crisis,” presented during the Pax Christi Metro New York (PCMNY) Fall Assembly. The event took place on Saturday, October 23rd, 2021. Thank you to our wonderful keynote, the event organizers, the PCMNY staff, board, and volunteers, and all of the participants. You are all essential to creating peace!
Prologue: The notes below are from August 13th, 2021. Things have already changed. The Taliban have now entered Kabul and have taken control of the government. Nevertheless, I believe the notes are valuable. After my notes from the phone conversation I had, I’ve added additional resources. Please check out as many as you can. PhoneContinue reading “Afghanistan Today”
We are gathered here, members of Pax Christi Metro NY and others, to remember the 76th anniversary of the Bombings of Hiroshima and Nagasaki.
We gather in various sites here that memorialize other events of violence and destruction of human life.
We hope to reflect upon these sites from a perspective of peace, nonviolence and healing.
We gather to breathe in the sacred space, to open our selves to the Spirit, to change these site to places of repentance and transformation.
Behold our lovely lobby, which you reach coming up the stairs of St. Francis Parish house.
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