Mike Wisniewski

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LACW Joins Black Lives Matter For Their Weekly Protest Against Police Killings

On Wednesday, May 30, the LACW joined Black Lives Matter–Los Angeles for their 36th straight week of protesting LAPD and LACSD killing of unarmed citizens and District Attorney Jackie Lacey’s refusal to prosecute murderous cops. The protests are held outside Los Angeles County District Attorney Jackie Lacey’s office in the Hall of (In)Justice to demand …

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Permanent link to this article: http://lacatholicworker.org/2018/05/31/lacw-joins-black-lives-matter-for-their-weekly-protest-against-police-killings

Skid Row Fences

For the past few weeks property owners in the Skid Row area have been putting up portable fences in front of their buildings as a form of harassment and to keep homeless people off the sidewalks. Some of the fences have extended from the building to the curb, approximately 9 feet, while the permits issued …

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Permanent link to this article: http://lacatholicworker.org/2018/05/22/skid-row-fences

ECOLOGICAL GRIEF

The article behind this LINK is very pertinent and much needed in these and future dark days of ecological devastation. We will need to grieve as the losses mount. This is a reality we MUST face and learn to deal with. We CANNOT hide from or deny what is happening and will only get worse …

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Permanent link to this article: http://lacatholicworker.org/2018/05/19/ecological-grief

MAKE BABYLON GREAT AGAIN – WE WILL NOT BOW DOWN

Permanent link to this article: http://lacatholicworker.org/2018/05/14/make-babylon-great-again-we-will-not-bow-down

TWO INTERROGATIONS: GINA HASPEL AND ADOLF EICHMANN

The following article by Brian Terrell (Strangers and Guests Catholic Worker Farm, Maloy, Iowa) is re-posted here from the Voices For Creative Nonviolence website. “The evasions and obfuscations of these two willing technicians of state terror are chillingly similar” By Brian Terrell On May 9, Gina Haspel, Donald Trump’s choice for head of the Central …

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Permanent link to this article: http://lacatholicworker.org/2018/05/13/two-interrogations-gina-haspel-and-adolf-eichmann

TRAILER FOR AN EXCELLENT DOCUMENTARY – THE NUNS, THE PRIESTS, AND THE BOMBS.

Nuclear disarmament activists, including Catholic nuns and priests, challenge the security and legality of U.S. nuclear weapons when they break into the “Fort Knox” of uranium and a Trident nuclear submarine base. Are they criminals or prophets sending a wake-up call to the world? This LINK is to a trailer for an excellent documentary.

Permanent link to this article: http://lacatholicworker.org/2018/05/11/trailer-for-an-excellent-documentary-the-nuns-the-priests-and-the-bombs

Dolores Mission Church In The News

Permanent link to this article: http://lacatholicworker.org/2018/05/10/dolores-mission-church-in-the-news

WHO SHOULD BE INDICTED?

Who Should Be Indicted? by Liz McAlister (member of the Kings Bay Plowshares), May 5, 2018 Our country bound itself in 1945 to the U.N. Charter, which rendered nuclear weapons systems criminal by its purpose to “save future generations from the scourge of war.” It further directed that “all nations shall refrain from the use …

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Permanent link to this article: http://lacatholicworker.org/2018/05/09/who-should-be-indicted

KINGS BAY PLOWSHARES ACTIVISTS HAVE BEEN MOVED

On Monday, May 7, the seven Kings Bay Plowshares activists – Liz McAlister, Steve Kelly, Carmen Trotta, Mark Colville, Martha Hennessy, Clare Grady, and Patrick O’Neill were moved to the Glynn County Detention Center, in Brunswick, Georgia. On May 10 they will appear in federal court in Brunswick. Last week, an indictment was filed by …

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Permanent link to this article: http://lacatholicworker.org/2018/05/08/kings-bay-plowshares-activists-have-been-moved

Volunteers Needed

If you have free time on Saturday’s, please consider volunteering at our soup kitchen. We are in need of Saturday volunteers. We ask that volunteers arrive between 7:30 – 7:45am and commit to 1pm. We would love to have you join us to prepare and serve a hot meal to our sisters and brothers on …

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KINGS BAY PLOWSHARES UPDATE

Press Release May 4, 2018 For more information contact: Jessica Stewart: 207.266.0919 Paul Magno: 202.321.6650 Brian Hynes: 718. 838.2636 Kings Bay Plowshares Indicted in Southern District of Georgia Federal Court On April 4, 2018, the fiftieth anniversary of the assassination of the Reverend Dr. Martin Luther King, Liz McAlister, 78, Stephen Kelly S.J., 70, Martha …

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PRISON REFLECTION BY FR. STEVE KELLY, S.J.

Reflection from the Camden County Detention Facility, by Fr. Steve Kelly, S.J., Kings Bay Plowshares “Do you swear/affirm to tell the truth, the whole truth, and nothing but the truth, so help you [God]?”, Dennis Apel was asked as he took the stand in Federal court for his witness at Vandenberg Air Force Base. Dennis …

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