Hate crimes, particularly directed at the Jewish community, are stubbornly persistent both worldwide and in the United States, the editors write.
Pope Francis urged greater efforts to reform prison systems, address the root causes of crime and ensure acceptance and reintegration once a person completes his or her sentence.
The Kings Bay Plowshares 7, a group of Catholic activists who broke into Kings Bay Naval Submarine Base in April 2018, were found guilty of three felonies and a misdemeanor each, including trespassing and defacing federal government property.
Mexico is on edge after a wave of violence hit the country last week, culminating in heavy fighting between the army and alleged members of organized crime in Culiacán, the capital of the northern state of Sinaloa, that lasted for hours on Oct. 17.
The Plowshares activists are on trial for anti-nuclear protest. Theologians say the Gospel’s on their side.
On April 4, 2018, the 50th anniversary of the assassination of Martin Luther King Jr., seven Plowshares activists illegally entered the naval submarine base in Kings Bay, Ga., staining the property with their blood and placing crime scene tape around the base. Now they are facing up to 25 years in