Dixon Hopes to Return to Israel for Trial of Settler Who Attacked Her
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Dixon Hopes to Return to Israel for Trial of Settler Who Attacked Her

Cassandra Dixon of Mary House of Hospitality was seriously harmed by an Israeli settler on March 7 while she and an Italian observer were in the hills outside of Hebron near a village called Tuba. On April 26, she issued the following update to CatholicWorker.org.

Tensie Hernandez Accidentally Found Catholic Workers (CCW Ep 14)
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Tensie Hernandez Accidentally Found Catholic Workers (CCW Ep 14)

Today we have Tensie Hernandez joining us from Beatitude House of Guadalupe, California. She shares with us the story of stumbling on to the Los Angeles Catholic Worker while still in high school, how rootedness in a community grows over time, and how running a Catholic Worker in a small town is different than doing so in a big, bustling city.

Michele Naar Obed: Spreading Catholic Worker Principles in Duluth (CCW Ep 13)
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Michele Naar Obed: Spreading Catholic Worker Principles in Duluth (CCW Ep 13)

In this episode, Michele Naar Obed (Hildegard House Catholic Worker, Duluth, Minnesota) shares with us her journey to the Catholic Worker through the Plowshares movement. We talk about her journey to grounding herself in Catholic Worker principles including the Sermon on the Mount. Michele has been connected to many projects including Christian Peacemaker Teams, Rojava, and valve-turning actions for the climate. 

Frits ter Kuile: Anarchist Squats, Peace Walks, and European Catholic Workers (CCW Ep 12)
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Frits ter Kuile: Anarchist Squats, Peace Walks, and European Catholic Workers (CCW Ep 12)

Frits ter Kuile (Jeannette Noel House, Amsterdam, Netherlands) joins Coffee with Catholic Worker to share his story, which ranges from anarchist squats to imprisonment for draft resistance to marches across the U.S. for peace. He also shares some of the good work being done by other Catholic Workers across Europe.

Catholic Workers Block Truax ANG Base, Occupy Wis. Governor’s Office
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Catholic Workers Block Truax ANG Base, Occupy Wis. Governor’s Office

Catholic Workers attending the Midwest Catholic Worker Faith and Resistance Gathering were among dozens who participated in nonviolent direct actions at Truax Air Force Base and Wisconsin Governor Tony Evers’ office on Monday to oppose the deployment of F-35 fighter jets to the base.

A Lenten Appeal from Simone Weil Catholic Worker
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A Lenten Appeal from Simone Weil Catholic Worker

This Lent, we invite you to support our work financially. We are so grateful for the support offered to our community during the Advent season, which gave us a few months of peace of mind. However, this spring, we are now once again facing a monthly shortfall. Donations, especially recurring donations of any size, are greatly appreciated!

Catholic Worker Seriously Injured by Israeli Settlers
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Catholic Worker Seriously Injured by Israeli Settlers

Cassandra Dixon of Mary House of Hospitality was seriously harmed by an Israeli settler on March 7 while she and an Italian observer were in the hills outside of Hebron near a village called Tuba. Both were volunteers with Operazione Colomba (Operation Dove), the “nonviolent Peace Corps” of the Pope John XXIII community based in Italy, She issued the following statement.

Seeking Agroecology Internships & Short-Term Community Members

Seeking Agroecology Internships & Short-Term Community Members

Do you ever wonder what life is like on an organic vegetable farm? Do you yearn to make an impact on local food justice? Our farm would be an excellent place for you to contribute to food justice, land stewardship, and community-building missions while learning valuable skills.

Daniel Ellsberg Announces Terminal Cancer Diagnosis, Calls for Resistance to Nuclear Weapons

Daniel Ellsberg Announces Terminal Cancer Diagnosis, Calls for Resistance to Nuclear Weapons

Daniel Ellsberg released this letter announcing that he has terminal pancreatic cancer on March 2.
Ellsberg is best known for leaking the Pentagon Papers to the New York Times in June 1972; however, in his letter he calls his work for nuclear disarmament his greatest cause. Ellsberg is also the father of Robert Ellsberg, editor at Orbis Books and managing editor of The Catholic Worker newspaper from 1976-1978.