Colman McCarthy

Colman McCarthy, a columnist for the National Catholic Reporter, directs the Center for Teaching Peace, in Washington. His books include I’d Rather Teach Peace.

Teaching Peace Teaching Peace

If peacemaking is teachable, why are school so reluctant to offer classes in peace studies?

Aug 30, 2011 / Books & the Arts / Colman McCarthy

Catholic Worker at 75 Catholic Worker at 75

The movement she inspired--passionate, pacifist and siding with the scorned--is seventy-five and going strong.

Jul 2, 2008 / Editorial / Colman McCarthy

The Outsider The Outsider

Dorothy Day, founder of the Catholic Worker movement, died 25 years ago this month. Today Catholic Workers are in Cuba, keeping vigil outside the US Naval Prison at Guantanamo Bay ...

Dec 10, 2005 / Books & the Arts / Colman McCarthy

Path of Least Resistance? Path of Least Resistance?

"Yes, nonviolence is a noble ideal, but do you really think it would stop a Hitler?" Or a street thug, a dictator, a death squad? Pacifists are long accustomed to these...

Feb 1, 2001 / Books & the Arts / Colman McCarthy

Labor’s Foundations Labor’s Foundations

Deep in the pages of the biweekly Chronicle of Philanthropy lies the "New Grants" section.

May 13, 1999 / Books & the Arts / Colman McCarthy