Catholic Workers

Third new Staten Island Ferry, the Dorothy Day, arrives to NYC on Friday, September 16 after a 14-day journey from Florida

“It has been an honor for our company to build the three Ollis Class Staten Island Ferries for the citizens of New York City, marking a bold new chapter in the Staten Island Ferry’s 200-year-old legacy of public transportation,” said…

Dorothy Day, The Miracle of Conversion

This week our U.S. Congress passed its largest military budget of all time. A collective grave sin of empire, what this nation was founded to stand against. In contrast, last night in St. Patrick’s Cathedral, Cardinal Timothy Dolan waves his…

Pope Francis Calls Nuclear Weapons Immoral as Catholic Activists Face Jail For U.S. Nuke Base Action

Over the weekend, Pope Francis visited Hiroshima and Nagasaki, where the United States dropped the first atomic bombs in 1945, killing more than 200,000 people. Pope Francis said, “A world without nuclear weapons is possible and necessary.” The leader of…

Anti-Nuclear Plowshares Activists Respond to Court’s Denial of Motion to Dismiss Charges

The Kings Bay Plowshares 7 anti-nuclear activists received the decision Friday evening from a federal magistrate denying their motions to dismiss the charges, including their motion under the Religious Freedom Restoration Act. The seven defendants, all Catholics, had testified with…

Iowa: 2 Catholic Workers Say They Sabotaged Dakota Access Pipeline

In Iowa, two Catholic Workers said Monday they had carried out multiple acts of sabotage aimed at stopping the construction of the $3.8 billion Dakota Access pipeline, which stretches from North Dakota through South Dakota, Iowa and into Illinois. Jessica…