War & Peace

Jon M. Sweeney May 29, 2020
A spy story that sounds like a novel, but it true to life.
An Israeli soldier guards at the Gush Etzon Settlements junction near Bethlehem, West Bank, May 10, 2020. The settlements in the Gush Etzon region would be included in the proposed annexation plan by Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu. (CNS photo/Debbie Hill) 
Catholic leaders in the Holy Land believe that continued Israeli annexation of West Bank land could end any hope of Palestinian-Israeli rapprochement.
Catholic News Service May 08, 2020
World War II in Europe ended on May 7, 1945, with the unconditional surrender of the German Reich. The official celebration is normally marked May 8.
Ryan Di Corpo April 24, 2020
Jim Forest's memoir functions as both a personal history and a snapshot of a tumultuous era in American society—the 1960s—when Forest solidified his opposition to unjust war and his faith in active nonviolence.
Pope Francis walks by a photo showing the destruction of an atomic bomb during a visit to the Jesuit-run Sophia University in Tokyo on Nov. 26, 2019. (CNS photo/Vatican Media via Reuters)
David Cortright April 16, 2020
The Trump administration is moving toward a new nuclear arms race with Russia, warns David Cortright of the University of Notre Dame, but there is still a chance to turn back.
Gerard O’Connell April 12, 2020
In his Easter "Urbi et Orbi" address, Pope Francis appealed for a global ceasefire, as well as for the relaxing of sanctions and the reduction or forgiveness of the debt of poor countries. He urged an all-out effort to care for those who lack the basic necessities of life, including refugees and