Category: On The Line

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

Father Roy Bourgeois Dismissed From Priesthood

The LACW stands with Father Roy! With great sadness we inform you that the Vatican has dismissed Fr. Roy Bourgeois from the priesthood and from his religious order, the Maryknoll Fathers and Brothers, because of his stand for gender equality in the Catholic Church. Father Roy has served with great courage and commitment for 45 …

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Permanent link to this article: http://lacatholicworker.org/2012/11/23/father-roy-bourgeois-dismissed-from-priesthood

Occupy Movement Alive and Well in New York City Relief Efforts

Offshoots of Occupy Wall Street, together with local Catholic and Protestant parishes (not Red Cross, FEMA, or other local/state/federal agencies), lead the way in Sandy relief efforts in hardest-hit areas of New York City. See stories HERE, HERE and HERE and video HERE More and more, in these times of cutbacks and austerity (that mostly …

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Permanent link to this article: http://lacatholicworker.org/2012/11/04/occupy-movement-alive-and-well-in-new-york-city-relief-efforts

Heather King Article

Below is a link to a great article by longtime LACW friend and author, Heather King, entitled The Really Dangerous Idea is in the Gospels, which was read during our liturgy at our recent retreat. It is published in Portland, The University of Portland Magazine. Autumn 2012 edition on page 34. Here is a PDF …

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Permanent link to this article: http://lacatholicworker.org/2012/09/30/heather-king-article-2

Help Save Gangjeong Jeju Island (Island of peace).

The U.S. is directly behind the building of a large naval base on Gangjeong, Jeju Island (Island of peace), 50 miles off the coast of South Korea. The island is a paradise of sorts with the world’s largest and most spectacular soft coral forest and other coastal treasures, plus part of the island contains fertile …

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Permanent link to this article: http://lacatholicworker.org/2012/09/02/help-save-gangjeong-jeju-island-island-of-peace

This David Horsey Cartoon (Courtesy of the L.A. Times) Places Matters Into Proper Perspective.

Permanent link to this article: http://lacatholicworker.org/2012/08/25/this-david-horsey-cartoon-courtesy-of-the-l-a-times-places-matters-into-proper-perspective

Jeff’s Hour Long Radio Interview and L.A. Times Op-Ed Piece

Jeff recently was interviewed on the Blog Talk Radio program “Talkupy with Annie Lindstrom,” where he gave a live description of a day at the kitchen as well as a history of the Catholic Worker movement, the LACW, and his and Catherine’s personal story. Listen or download HERE. Also, in the Monday, August 20 edition …

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Permanent link to this article: http://lacatholicworker.org/2012/08/20/jeffs-hour-long-radio-interview-and-l-a-times-op-ed-piece

CONFERENCE OCTOBER 18 – 21, 2012, SANTA BARBARA, CA

Statewide Education, Organizing, Strategy and Resistance Conference. Hope For The 21st Century Challenging Robotic Weapons & Social Control Technologies Awareness, Sanctuary and Effective Civil Resistance at the Edge of the Robotic/Biotech/Nanotech Age and the Brink of the Iran World War October 22: Backcountry Nonviolent Resistance Action to Occupy/Disrupt the Pentagon’s Global Drone & Missile Targeting Nerve-Center — Vandenberg …

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Permanent link to this article: http://lacatholicworker.org/2012/06/19/conference-october-18-21-2012-santa-barbara-ca

LACW in Solidarity With Occupy and LA CAN – Five Arrested

On Thursday, May 31, Occupy L.A., Occupy Skid Row, Occupy the Hood, and L.A. Community Action Network (LA CAN), began an ongoing protest and an occupation in front of the Central City Association (CCA) offices to voice opposition to CCA and LAPD policy of constantly harassing the Skid Row poor and homeless. On day four …

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Permanent link to this article: http://lacatholicworker.org/2012/06/08/lacw-in-solidarity-with-occupy-and-lacan-five-arrested

Catherine Morris Interviewed on KPFK (Pacifica) Radio 90.7 FM

Catherine was interviewed this morning (Friday, April 20, 2012) on Sonali Kolhatkar’s program “Uprising” regarding the furor over the Vatican’s statement against the Leadership Conference of Women Religious. Click HERE to view the story and listen to the 13 minute interview.

Permanent link to this article: http://lacatholicworker.org/2012/04/20/catherine-morris-interviewed-on-kpfk-radio-907-fm

***GENERAL STRIKE***

The LACW fully supports the upcoming May 1 General Strike (M1GS), and encourages EVERYONE to participate. The late prophetic Philip Berrigan, (see this article) and (Jonah House), often stressed the need for a general strike in this nation to begin the process of ending capitalism and become a more just and peace-loving society. The Occupy …

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Permanent link to this article: http://lacatholicworker.org/2012/04/19/general-strike

Jeff Has An Op-Ed Piece In The Online Version Of The L.A. Times

Link to it here: Homeless Enablers—And Proud Of It!

Permanent link to this article: http://lacatholicworker.org/2012/04/17/jeff-has-an-op-ed-piece-in-the-online-version-of-the-la-times

Raid On Occupy Los Angeles

Although the raid on Occupy L.A.occurred on November 30 – December 1, 2011, which makes this post very late (it is now April 21, 2012), nevertheless here are the PHOTOS of this historic event where LACW community members joined in solidarity with the occupiers on the night of the raid and were arrested with them.

Permanent link to this article: http://lacatholicworker.org/2011/12/28/raid-on-occupy-los-angeles