Category: On The Line

Articles and photos not directly related to the LACW community, yet are highly noteworthy and recommended.

Oct 26 2011

Occupy LA!

Here are some PHOTOS of the happenings at City Hall. We have been taking food to share with the occupiers after our regular serving days. It certainly is a busy place!  

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Oct 26 2011

Catholic Worker National Gathering

We had a blast attending the CW National Gathering in Las Vegas! It was a great opportunity to see old friends and meet Catholic Workers from over 30 states, Mexico and Canada. Thanks to our sister house the LVCW for being such great hosts! Check out pictures of the Gathering and of the protests that …

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Sep 14 2011

Jeff in the NCR

Jeff’s article on the common good was published in the National Catholic Reporter!  

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Aug 09 2011

LA Catholic Worker in the News

Jeff Dietrich’s Editorial in the LA Times. From the Santa Maria Times: Theo, David, Jeff and Jesse are arrested at Vandenberg along with Fr. Louie Vitale and Mariah Klusmire.  

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Mar 30 2011

Disarm Now Plowshare’s Activists Sentenced

The Disarm Now Plowshares activists who entered U.S. Naval Base Kitsap-Bangor to symbolically disarm the nuclear weapons stored there were sentenced on Monday at the Tacoma Federal Courthouse, receiving sentences of 6 months to 15 months confinement, plus one year supervised release. About two hundred fifty people gathered at the courthouse to support the Plowshares …

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Jan 10 2011

SOA Watch Update

Catholic Worker Chris Spicer and Nancy Smith were both given six months for there actions to close the School of the Americas. They are joining LA Catholic Worker David Omondi and Fr. Louie Vitale who are already serving there six month sentences. Visit soaw.org for information about writing to Chris, Nancy and Fr. Louie. Letters …

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Dec 15 2010

Disarm Now! Plowshares Activists Found Guilty

Monday, December 13, 2010: The federal criminal trial of five veteran peace activists that began December 7 ended today after the jury found them guilty on all counts. The five defendants, called the Disarm Now! Plowshares, challenged the legality and morality of the U.S. storage and use of thermonuclear missiles by Trident nuclear submarines at …

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Nov 24 2010

David Omondi In Jail!

LA Catholic Worker David Omondi was arrested for scaling the fence at the School of the Americas Protest and sentenced to six months in jail. David was determined to stand in solidarity with the victims of SOA graduates and with oppressed people everywhere. When his attorney tried to get him a lighter sentence by claiming …

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Nov 07 2010

Jim Douglass and Oliver Stone on JFK and the Unspeakable

American Voices : A Series of Distinguished Authors and Ideas, presents Catholic Worker author Jim Douglass along with filmmaker Oliver Stone, historian Lisa Pease and publisher Robert Ellsberg in a discussion of Jim’s latest book, JFK and the Unspeakable: Why He Died and Why it Matters. Saban Theatre 8440 Wilshire Blvd. Beverly Hills, CA 90211 …

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Oct 15 2010

Jesus Was A Street Server!

On September 30th we joined the Los Angeles Community Action Network and other groups dedicated to serving the poor of Skid Row, in a protest/street meal calling for an end to police harassment of street servers. Delicious food was served and a good time was had by all! Check out our photos.  

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Oct 11 2010

Disarm Now! Plowshares Activists Arraigned

The five plowshares activists who entered the U.S. Navy’s nuclear weapons storage depot in Washington State on November 2, 2009 were arraigned on October 8 in U.S. District Court, Tacoma, Washington before Magistrate Judge Karen L. Strombom. Anne Montgomery, RSCJ, Steve Kelly, SJ, Lynne Greenwald, Bill “Bix” Bichsel, SJ, and Susan Crane were all present …

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Sep 08 2010

Disarm Now Plowshares indicted for November 2009 witness

A federal grand jury finally handed down a litany of indictments against five nuclear resisters who entered the U.S. Navy’s West Coast nuclear weapons storage depot in a plowshares action on November 2, 2009. On September 3, 2010 the United States Attorney announced the indictments handed down by a grand jury in Tacoma, Washington, against …

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