We were going to get up early, drive nine hours across the Midwest, through countless tollbooths, to stay at a Benedictine monastery, and to get a glimpse of the daily work of the prophetic Joan Chittister. I jumped at the chance.
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Benedictine peace is not simply the absence of war. It is a lifestyle that makes war unacceptable and violence unnecessary.
I am completely convinced that until women are more than token members of any movement and institution, there will never be peace or action on environment or real action on poverty.
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