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The Nicene Heresy Available on Amazon

Blase’ most recent book, “The Nicene Heresy – Christendom and War – Reverence and Critique” is now available as a paperback on Amazon.  The book is a compilation of three World Focus commentaries and has been called “A very moving and...
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Blase’ Commentary on the Pope’s 2nd Encyclical Available on Amazon

Blase’s lastest book, made up of several commentaries on KPFK, “Blase Bonpane Comments on The 2nd Encyclical of Pope Francis: Laudato Si (Praise Be to You) On The Care of Our Common Home” is now available in paperback form on Amazon.  Click here for more...
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Haskell Wexler – Presente’! – December 27, 2015

We must share the last words of our dear family friend of over thirty years spoken to Theresa just a week ago when he had to decline attending a dinner date because of health. “I just love you and Blase.”  A statement we will always remember because it was so mutual. Haskell was...
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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 recently mentioned the name of Dorothy Day when speaking to Congress.   Listen here for the interview along with a May 1960 broadcast of...
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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 working to make sure that the homeless of Los Angeles have that basic human right during inclement weather.  If you have an old tent you...
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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 to meet with President Obama and speak to Congress. In New York, he will speak at the United Nations and then visit Philadelphia...
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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 to neighboring countries. Oxfam is actively working to help Syrian refugees in this crisis; if you can help, please join the OOA in...
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A Budding New Peace Artist (and he’s a Blase, too!)

Thanks to Blase and Theresa’s grandson, Blase Jairo, who, following in his grandparents’ peace-loving footsteps, drew this amazing and important piece of artwork after reading Joel Andreas’ essential book, “Addicted to War: Why the US Can’t Kick...
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Never again—Hiroshima and Nagasaki’s 70th Anniversary Commemoration

The following is Blase’s Commentary on the 70th Anniversary Commemoration of the bombings of Hiroshima and Nagasaki. A holocaust began on this day in 1945 and has continued to the present. Some 30 million people have been sacrificed. It was then Korea, Indo-China, Central...
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Support Diplomacy by Patrick Bonner

Thank you to Patrick Bonner for this important article. In 1953, the CIA engineered a coup that overthrew the popular elected president of Iran, Mohammad Mossadegh, replacing him with the Shah (King), Mohammad Reza Pahlavi. Initially proposed by Britain in order to maintain its...
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