Nonviolence, Community, Resistance: Jonah House | WitnessPhoto
As the U.S. led war in Afghanistan begins its ninth year this week, 61 were arrested bringing a strong message to the White House that war, torture and drone bombing are outrageous, unacceptable and must end immediately. National anti-war groups and people from around the country joined together to say &dquo;No to War in Afghanistan. No to Torture and Vengeance.&dquo;
Summer time includes outdoor work in the orchard, garden and woods...working with the animals, and preparation for the Faith and Resistance Retreat in August.
The Atlantic Life Community and other concerned people gathered for four days in Washington, D.C. to remember the 64th anniversary of the bombings of Hiroshima and Nagasaki.
On the Road to no War: Camp Peary to Naval Station Norfolk: June 22-26, 2009 The Norfolk Catholic Worker and Hampton Roads area peace groups organized a walk of over 50 miles in 5 days to bring a message of disarmament to 13 Hampton Roads area military installations. Carol Gilbert, OP and Ardeth Platte, OP joined this walk for disarmament. (Chrissy Nesbitt, photographer)
While President Obama was holding a nationally televised press conference to mark the 100th day of his administration, hundreds of mostly progressive Christians were gathered outside the White House, some risking arrest as they press the president for a quicker end to the war in Iraq. Christian Peace Witness for Iraq of more than 20 faith-based peace groups, will participate in a public act of repentance for the war and ask the president to join them in beginning the work of reconciliation and rebuilding in Iraq.