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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.


  • Education August 30, 2011

    Teaching Peace

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

    Colman McCarthy

  • Activism July 2, 2008

    Catholic Worker at 75

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

    Colman McCarthy

  • Activism December 10, 2005

    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 and keep a vigil for detainees. This Colman McCarthy meditation on Day's funeral sheds light on Catholic Workers as a political and social force.

    Colman McCarthy


  • Labor May 13, 1999

    Labor’s Foundations

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

    Colman McCarthy

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