Rev. John Dear, SJ


Remember Hiroshima by Abolishing Nuclear Weapons

“For the last 17 years, my friends and I have organized a peaceful vigil for nuclear disarmament on Hiroshima Day, August 6th, in Los Alamos, New Mexico at Ashley Pond Park, the actual spot where the Hiroshima bomb was built…”

John Dear
Published in: Pace e Bene, Common Dreams, The Chronicle, Waging on Nonviolence, LA Progressive, Albuquerque Journal, Sierra County Prospect
Date: August 5,6,7,2020
617 Words

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Pope Francis Calls Us to Practice Nonviolence

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“Pope Francis now released the annual World Day of Peace Message for January 1, 2017, called “Nonviolence—A Style of Politics for Peace.””

Rev. John Dear
Published in: Counterpunch, Pace e Bene, War is a Crime, Sierra County Prospect, Las Vegas Sun, Pagosa Daily Post, The Santa Fe New Mexican
Date: December 12,13,14,18,2016, January 2,2017
1478 Words

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Taking a Stand at Standing Rock

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“Like millions of other concerned people, I’ve followed the standoff at the Standing Rock Sioux Nation in North Dakota for months.”

Rev. John Dear
Published in: Counterpunch, Chicago Activism, Grassroots Press, OpedNews, Common Dreams, Eureka Spring News, Tacoma Weekly, The Free Weekly, Sierra County Prospect, Gilmer Free Press
Date: November 6,7,10,18,2016
2192 Words

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The Church’s Turn Toward Nonviolence

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“For its first three centuries, Christianity required the practice of active nonviolence as taught by Jesus. The early Christians refused to serve the Roman Empire or kill in its wars, and so they were routinely arrested and killed…”

Rev. John Dear
Published in: Huffington Post, Counterpunch, Pace e Bene, Transcend Media Service, Pax Christi USA, The PeaceWorker, Gilmer Free Press
Date: April 20,21,25,26 July 8,2016
1394 Words

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