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Books By Blase

The list of the books published by Blase Bonpane, Director of the Office of the Americas, on the subject of Peace and Ending War now available to purchase on Amazon.com more

Blase Bonpane and Paul Cummins – Book Signing – Friday, November 20

Friday, November 20th, Paul Cummins and Blase Bonpane will be signing their latest books at Vromans Bookstore in Pasadena at 7pm.  Vromans is located at 695 East Colorado Blvd. Paul Cummins is an internationally recognized educator, author and founder of the Cross Roads and New Roads Schools.  He’ll be signing his autobiography, ...
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Recent News & Posts

Pacifism and the Catholic Church

Blase was recently interviewed on Pacifica Radio Archives talking about Dorothy Day whom he had known, and also about the current Pope who...
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Tents-4-Homeless Project

The OOA believes that a safe haven and shelter is a basic human right.  Our friends at the Center for Human Rights & Constitutional Law are...
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Blase Available for Interviews on Pope Francis

Why Pope Francis is “Reaching More People”         Interviews Available Pope Francis arrives in the U.S. on Sept. 22 and is scheduled...
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Oxfam Helps Syrian Refugees

More than four million people have fled the conflict in Syria that has reportedly claimed more than 220,000 lives and triggered a massive exodus...
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Recent World Focus Podcast & Transcripts

Blase’s Commentary on the Cure for Depression: Engagement!

Well, friends, we have an interesting comment by Paul Krugman about despair in America. There...
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Blase’s Commentary on the DOD’s New Law of War Manual

Well, friends, we’re going to celebrate Armistice Day soon. The headline on that day: War...
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Blase’s Commentary on Military Greed

Friends, we must end the war system before we destroy the earth and along with it, human life....
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Blase’s Commentary on the Antics of Empire

Friends, many things are happening today. Our mindless, military industrial gun prison...
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