Rosemary Lynch born Phoenix, AZ March 18, 1917 (d. 2011). Franciscan nun; poet and storyteller. Revived nuclear test protests, 1977; arrested multiple times. Founded Nevada Desert Experience, 1982; founded nonprofit organization Pace e Bene teaching nonviolence, 1989.
“Even if nuclear weapons were abolished, unless we defuse the bombs in our own hearts, the human family is quite capable of finding other even worse means of destroying life.” (Jim Forest, website On Pilgrimage, Jan. 11, 2011; photo jimandnancyforest.com)