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The Significant Price of Peace

“We have assumed the name of peacemakers, but we have been unwilling to pay any significant price for peace. We want peace with half a heart and half a life and half a will. The war continues because the waging of war is total but the waging of peace is partial.”
– Daniel Berrigan, SJ, in Pace e Bene Daily Inspiration (4-27-15)

April 30 marked the 40th anniversary of the evacuation of the American embassy in South Vietnam. May 4 marks the 45th anniversary of the killing of four students at Kent State University during war protests, and May 15 the two students killed at Jackson State University. I worked at Kent State for many years and May 4 is never forgotten and has always been a time of remembrance and dialog about war and peace and justice issues. It is a specific time on campus for challenging the current young minds to discuss the price of waging war or waging peace and justice issues today. Continue reading →

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