Wednesday, May 28, 2008

Peace Activitst to Visit Campus

"Love Your Enemies: Transforming Us vs. Them Thinking" presented by Father Louis Vitale
Tuesday, June 10 in the Sarazen Student Union, Room 203/204 at 7 p.m.
Father Louis Vitale co-founded Pace e Bene Nonviolence Service and is currently on staff as the organization’s non-violent action advocate. Ordained in 1963 as a Franciscan priest, Father Louis has devoted his life to peace, working tirelessly for the dignity and well-being of people everywhere. With a background in the Sociology of Religion and social movements, Louie is a long time social activist.Father Louis recently served a 5-month prison term for crossing the line and praying at Fort Huachuca (the military installation in Arizona where we train our American Intelligence Officers in “Enhanced Interrogation” tactics such as the much publicized water boarding, among other torture methods.)
Sponsored by: Siena College Franciscan Center for Service & Advocacy; The Thomas Merton Society of the Capital Region; The Knights of Columbus of Saratoga Springs; Emmaus House, Albany Catholic Worker; The Secular Franciscan (Third) Order; St. Bernadine of Siena community, Albany; The Human Develop Committee, St. Bridget’s Church, Copake Falls.

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