News tagged "racism"

Pax Christi International members from Japan, South Africa attend world conference on xenophobia, racism

Religious leaders and civil society representatives of different countries and diverse Christian churches, including Pax Christi International members Sr. Filo Hirota of Japan (pictured right, center of photo) and Fr. Peter-John Pearson of South Africa (pictured right, foreground of photo), gathered in Rome from 18-20 September to discuss the urgent task of combating the world’s increasing fear of so-called “strangers.”...

Pax Christi USA featured in article calling church to address racism

Prayer, reflection and discussion are major parts of a year-old effort by Pax Christi USA to build interracial understanding and promote peace. Sister Patricia Chappell, executive director, said the Communities of Color workshops, offered six times thus far, are meant to bring people together to talk and reflect on the gifts they bring to the church as well as the wider community...
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