September 11: Dare We Talk Peace?

Trinity University – President’s Blog

A small gathering the other evening in Washington felt like a step through the looking-glass.  Marie Dennis, Trinity ’64, a true exemplar of the values of Trinity and the Sisters of Notre Dame in her work for social justice around the world, invited me to join some other friends in welcoming South African Bishop Kevin Dowling to Washington.  Marie and Kevin (as he insisted we all call him) are the co-presidents of Pax Christi International, an organization founded in 1945 to promote human rights, justice and peace amid some of the world’s fiercest conflicts.  Trinity Trustee Sister Patricia Chappell, SND is president of Pax Christi USA and also joined us for the evening with other great friends deeply committed to the cause of peace. Continue reading September 11: Dare We Talk Peace?