May 2018 archive

LACW Joins Black Lives Matter For Their Weekly Protest Against Police Killings

On Wednesday, May 30, the LACW joined Black Lives Matter–Los Angeles for their 36th straight week of protesting LAPD and LACSD killing of unarmed citizens and District Attorney Jackie Lacey’s refusal to prosecute murderous cops. The protests are held outside Los Angeles County District Attorney Jackie Lacey’s office in the Hall of (In)Justice to demand …

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Skid Row Fences

For the past few weeks property owners in the Skid Row area have been putting up portable fences in front of their buildings as a form of harassment and to keep homeless people off the sidewalks. Some of the fences have extended from the building to the curb, approximately 9 feet, while the permits issued …

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TWO INTERROGATIONS: GINA HASPEL AND ADOLF EICHMANN

The following article by Brian Terrell (Strangers and Guests Catholic Worker Farm, Maloy, Iowa) is re-posted here from the Voices For Creative Nonviolence website. “The evasions and obfuscations of these two willing technicians of state terror are chillingly similar” By Brian Terrell On May 9, Gina Haspel, Donald Trump’s choice for head of the Central …

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Dolores Mission Church In The News

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Volunteers Needed

If you have free time on Saturday’s, please consider volunteering at our soup kitchen. We are in need of Saturday volunteers. We ask that volunteers arrive between 7:30 – 7:45am and commit to 1pm. We would love to have you join us to prepare and serve a hot meal to our sisters and brothers on …

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PRISON REFLECTION BY FR. STEVE KELLY, S.J.

Reflection from the Camden County Detention Facility, by Fr. Steve Kelly, S.J., Kings Bay Plowshares “Do you swear/affirm to tell the truth, the whole truth, and nothing but the truth, so help you [God]?”, Dennis Apel was asked as he took the stand in Federal court for his witness at Vandenberg Air Force Base. Dennis …

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LACW In The News

The L.A. Catholic Worker was highlighted in a National Catholic Reporter article about the diversity within the Catholic Worker movement. See this LINK to read the article. An excerpt: “As advocates of decentralization, Catholic Worker co-founders Dorothy Day and Peter Maurin led by example rather than attempt to create a large organization structured around their …

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LACW Participates In The Boyle Heights May Day March

On a cool, cloudy, and sometimes drizzly Tuesday, May 1, the LACW joined Centro CSO for a May Day March in Boyle Heights. We began at Cesar Chavez Blvd and Matthews St. then marched to Chicago Ave, then to First St, where we stopped at LAPD Hollenbeck Division to protest police killings of Latinos and …

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