Category: On The Line

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

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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Permanent link to this article: http://lacatholicworker.org/2010/10/11/disarm-now-plowshares-activists-arraigned

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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Permanent link to this article: http://lacatholicworker.org/2010/09/08/disarm-now-plowshares-indicted-for-november-2009-witness

Keep Space For Peace Week

Fight against the militarization of space! For More information visit vandenbergwitness.org.  

Permanent link to this article: http://lacatholicworker.org/2008/09/28/keep-space-for-peace-week

Dorthy Day Saint or Troublemaker?

The Center For Spiritual Development is holding a celebration of the life of CW founder Dorthy Day. The day will include a performance of the play “Conversations with Dorothy Day” by Sharon Halsey-Hoover and a showing of Claudia Larson’s Documentary “Don’t Call Me A Saint”. Check out their website www.thecsd.com for more info.  

Permanent link to this article: http://lacatholicworker.org/2008/08/15/dorthy-day-saint-or-troublemaker

SOA Watch Protest

Here are some photos of the recent School of the Americas protest in Los Angeles  

Permanent link to this article: http://lacatholicworker.org/2008/01/22/soa-watch-protest

Safer Cities?

The LAPD and the Mayor have recently been celebrating the supposed success of the “Safer Cities Initiative” on Skid Row. Gary Blasi, a professor at the UCLA School of Law and a 30 year veteran of Skid Row Issues has published a report called Policing Our Way Out of Homelessness? which refutes nearly all of …

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Permanent link to this article: http://lacatholicworker.org/2007/10/18/safer-cities

Best of LA

The LACW has been named the best place to volunteer in Los Angeles by Los Angeles Magazine. So come on down everyone!

Permanent link to this article: http://lacatholicworker.org/2007/09/06/best-of-la

Thousands March in Los Angeles

  Several members of the Los Angeles Catholic Worker joined the thousands who marched down Broadway to city hall in support of immigrant rights, and oposition to any proposed anti-immigrant legislation. I was able to climb on top of a newspaper vending maching and was able to take a few photos of the massive crowd. …

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Permanent link to this article: http://lacatholicworker.org/2006/05/01/thousands-march-in-los-angeles

Michael Morales not executed!

Michael Morales was not executed early Tuesday morning, due to a new order by a federal judge requiring two anesthesiologists to be present in order to verify that the inmate was not in pain during the execution. The doctors refused to take part, citing that it was unethical for a member of the medical profession …

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Permanent link to this article: http://lacatholicworker.org/2006/02/23/michael-morales-not-executed

Death Penalty Vigil for Michael Morales

Although we are constantly praying for an end to the death penalty, and clemancy for Michael Morales, it looks like there will be an execution at a minute past midnight on February 21. The Los Angeles Catholic Worker will be holding a vigil on February 20, the eve of the execution, from 4 – 6 …

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Permanent link to this article: http://lacatholicworker.org/2006/01/30/death-penalty-vigil-for-michael-morales

FBI files on the Los Angeles Catholic Worker

It was reported in this morning’s New York Times that the ACLU has obtained documents confirming that the FBI has been spying on peace activists, included in the list are Peta, Grean Peace and the Los Angeles Catholic Worker. There are two FBI files that the ACLU has, both related to our semi-annual protest at …

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Permanent link to this article: http://lacatholicworker.org/2005/12/20/fbi-files-on-the-los-angeles-catholic-worker