With great sadness we letting you know that the Vatican has dismissed Father Roy Bourgeois from the priesthood and from his religious order, the Maryknoll Fathers and Brothers, because of his stands for gender equality in the Catholic Church. Father Roy has served with great courage and commitment for 45 years. He has dedicated his life to serving the poor and oppressed, those whose human rights have been violated by dictators, assassins, torturers, bullies, and racists. Father Roy has lived
Petition! African Americans for Justice in the Middle East and North Africa Condemns Israeli Aggression Against Palestinian People!
African Americans for Justice in the Middle East and North Africa (AAJMENA) strongly condemns Israeli aggression against the Palestinian people in Gaza. The arguments offered by the Israeli government for its attack on Gaza are nakedly cynical in both form and content. That a truce had been negotiated, with the assistance of the Egyptian government, between Israel and Hamas only to be broken by the Israeli assassination of Hamas military commander Ahmad Jabari clearly indicates that the Netanyah
Add Your Signature! UFPJ Calls on Pres. Obama and U.S. Congress to: “Actively, and Visibly, Support the Helsinki Conference for a Middle East Zone Free of Nuclear Weapons and All Other Weapons of Mass Destruction.”
Iran has attacked no one, yet both the United States and Israel continue to threaten Iran with a military attack unless Iran agrees to halt uranium enrichment. While it appears that the imminent danger of war has receded, during the most recent Presidential debate, President Obama flatly denied reports that the U.S. had agreed to hold direct talks with Iran, declaring “...the clock is ticking, if they do not meet demands of the international community, we will take all options necessary.” Te
Sign on to this Petition! International Association of Peace Messenger Cities Calls for A Nuclear Weapons-Free Middle East
The New York Times has reported that the US has been reinforcing its already large military presence in the Middle East as a leg of its negotiations with Iran over the claim that Iran is building “nuclear weapons”. This is exacerbating an already tense and volatile situation. Coupled with economic sanctions, it adds to the fires burning in the Middle East, a real threat of another Middle East war with wide spread repercussions. Peace loving people must speak out. We are calling for suppor
USPC Letter to Obama and Congress: Support the UN Conference for a Middle East Free of Nuclear Weapons and Weapons of Mass Destruction!
The threat of war has been extended to Spring! Threatening to bomb Iran by Israel is a violation of International Law and the Charter of the United Nations. We demand that our voices be heard to stop a war with Iran. We want no part of another illegal war in the Middle East! We have stopped madness for the moment, but the threat is on the table. Instead of war, the United Nations is offering a logical solution to the crisis: establishing a Nuclear Weapons and Weapons of Mass Destruction-Free Z