domenica 14 agosto 2022

Stati Uniti
Father Carl Kabat, who spent 17 years in prison for anti-nuclear protests, dies at 88

(Dennis Sadowski, CNS - America) Oblate Father Carl Kabat, who routinely described himself as a “fool for Christ” for his many faith witnesses challenging U.S. nuclear weapons policy, died Aug. 4 at his religious order’s Madonna Residence in San Antonio. He was 88. His witnesses and acts of civil disobedience spanned more than four decades and included what was the first plowshares action in 1980 to symbolically dismantle nuclear warheads. A funeral Mass was celebrated Aug. 6 in the chapel at the residence. Father Kabat devoted most of his priesthood to protesting what he considered to be misguided government and military preparations for nuclear war. (...)