World Watch Articles
News from the Maryknoll Office for Global Concerns, a resource on issues of peace, social justice and integrity of creation, bringing Maryknoll’s mission experience into U.S. policy discussions.
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Migrants search for peace

The pope says that to find peace, migrants and refugees “risk their lives” on long and dangerous trips || No one knew what to expect when Cardinal Jorge...

By Susan Gunn / Mar 1, 2018

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New Vigor for Nuclear Ban

Swiss NGO behind Herculean effort that led to vote on a nuclear ban treaty || More than 70 years have passed since atomic bombs were dropped on the Japanese...

By Susan Gunn / Jan 1, 2018


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Targeting protected status

Trump administration considers ending protected status for 350,000 people to decrease total number of immigrants. || Presidents since Dwight D. Eisenhower...

By Susan Gunn / Nov 1, 2017

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Zero Hunger Generation

The U.N.’s Zero Hunger Challenge seeks to vanish hunger from the planet || "Change the future of migration. Invest in food security and rural development”...

By Susan Gunn / Sep 1, 2017


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A world free of nukes

100-plus countries push for a world free of nuclear weapons || Should we still strive for a world free of nuclear weapons in light of our current concerns...

By Susan Gunn / Jul 1, 2017

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Torture: A Moral Issue

|| Maryknoll missioners often accompany impoverished and marginalized communities in countries where the rule of law does not exist. At times, people in these...

By Susan Gunn / May 1, 2017


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Nonviolence as a style of politics

  || Every day, we hear about war, terrorism and social violence, issues that affect us and our brothers and sisters around the world. The problems can seem...

By Susan Gunn / Mar 1, 2017

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Recommitting to Gospel of Nonviolence

Pope Francis is giving “very strong recognition” to what was discussed at the Nonviolence and Just Peace Conference held at the Vatican last spring, Cardinal...

By Susan Gunn / Jan 1, 2017