Roy Bourgeois, Founder of the SOAW is coming to Binghamton
Roy Bourgeois, Founder of SOAW (School of the Americas Watch)
An Advent Reflection: “Crisis in the U.S. Catholic Church: Clericalism or the Gospel?”
Dec. 5, 2018 at 7 pm
St. Francis of Assisi Church, 1049 Chenango St., Binghamton
Fr. Roy Bourgeois, Catholic priest and founder of the SOAW was a naval officer decorated with a Purple Heart who later became a Maryknoll missionary priest. He was awarded the Pax Christi Award as a “Teacher of Peace in 1997.
Roy Bourgeois is an American activist, a laicized Roman Catholic priest, and the founder of the human rights group School of the Americas Watch. He is the 1994 recipient of the Gandhi Peace Award and the 2011 recipient of the American Peace Award and also has been nominated for the Nobel Peace Prize. This event is free and open to the public. This event is sponsored by Upstate NY Call to Action