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Break-In at Y-12: Nuns and Nuclear Power

Schlosser: When I inquired whose safety and security might be jeopardized by my visit, a prison spokesman declined to answer. Sister Megan is eighty-five, one of the oldest women in the federal prison system, and she has a heart condition. 38 more words

Berrigan Brothers

The Moral Bucket List

Sunday Review piece in the Times written by David Brooks.

ABOUT once a month I run across a person who radiates an inner light. These people can be in any walk of life. 2,043 more words

Culture

Break-In at Y-12: Nuns and Nuclear Power

How a handful of pacifists and nuns exposed the vulnerability of America’s nuclear-weapons sites.

BY ERIC SCHLOSSER  The New Yorker  March  9, 2015 Issue

The Plowshares movement was inspired by Dorothy Day, a Greenwich Village bohemian who converted to Catholicism and urged resistance to all wars.
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Military Madness

FOMO: Fear of missing out

My brother Roger called my attention to a new term for the great addiction of the current generation. Have you heard of FOMO? It is the thing that drives teens and twenty-somethings, (and perhaps many of us older folks), crazy. 618 more words

Monks In The World

On hearing the passion three times

This past weekend I had the opportunity to hear the Passion read three different times.  My pastor was in a car accident a couple weeks ago and is laid up for Holy Week.  826 more words

David Cruz-Uribe

An Embarrassing Hero

I saw Dorothy Day at a Mass one afternoon. She sat in a front pew with her head bowed in prayer. I had the same contradictory reaction to her that I do now, forty years later. 423 more words

Dorothy Day

An Embarrassing Hero

I saw Dorothy Day at a Mass one afternoon. She sat in a front pew with her head bowed in prayer. I had the same contradictory reaction to her that I do now, forty years later. 416 more words

Poverty And Justice