Jesuits dismiss peace activist known for demonstrating at LANL - Local News - Santa Fe New Mexican

Jesuits dismiss peace activist known for demonstrating at LANL - Local News - Santa Fe New Mexican

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Jesuits dismiss peace activist known for demonstrating at LANL

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John Dear

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John Dear, a peace activist and Jesuit priest who led peaceful protests at Los Alamos commemorating the anniversary of the atomic bombings of Hiroshima and Nagasaki, Japan, for many years and served as pastor at a number of Northern New Mexico parishes in the early 2000s, was dismissed from the religious order last month for being “obstinately disobedient.”

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