The Tent of Nations is just six miles southwest of Bethlehem in the Occupied Territories of Palestine (the West Bank). They seek to bring people of various cultures together to build bridges of understanding, reconciliation, and peace. Read this powerful reflection and call to action from the Franciscans of the Holy Name Province. Click here: Tent of Nations and Casa de Naciones
Speak out against the Tent of Nations farm uprooted by Israeli forces. Click here for to write Secretary of State Kerry.
Purple Line Compact - A Roadmap to Fair Development
Please, consider signing the on-line petition www.bit.ly/PurpleCompact to urge the elected officials in Prince George’s and Montgomery counties to protect thousands of financially vulnerable, immigrant working-families from being displaced by a development along the proposed Purple Line. There are serious concerns that in the absence of a robust effort to protect affordable housing, the new development will cause rental prices to rise and a large numbers of vulnerable individuals and families will be ''priced out" of their apartments. Many of them belong Catholic Community of Langley Park. If you want to learn more details our collaborative involvement on this issue, please visit: www.united4commongood.org
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