40 Years Ago

40 Years Ago: Faith leaders of every and all persuasions from around the country and world gathered June 11th, 1982 at the Cathedral of St. John the Divine in NYC.

This wasn’t a one time phenomena, but carefully orchestrated event with decades of involvement and planning. June 11th’s Convocation became a vital part of a week dedicated to ridding the world of nuclear weapons a week put together by scores…

40 Years Ago: June 11th, 1982 the great International Religious Convocation, pronounced their Community Affirmation statement aloud in the largest Cathedral in the U.S., St. John the Divine

We who live in the shadow of the mushroom cloud, ….Today declare our hope in the future, …. To renew our belief in the sanctity of all life. We declare we are at peace with all people… . We need…

40 Years Ago: June 14th, 1982 the day for the Civil Disobedience Campaign

“Blockade the Bombmakers” was coordinated by the War Resister’s League (WRL) in cooperation with sponsors: Catholic Peace Fellowship, Clergy and Laity Concerned, Friends Peace Committee, Mobilization for Survival, Thomas Merton Center, Pax Christi, SHAD Alliance, Kairos, Jonah House, Women’s International…