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The Parkland Saga: Gun Violence and the Future of America

Posted by Erin Bechtol
02.23.18

By George Cassidy Payne   After he was shot in broad daylight, President Kennedy was rushed to Parkland Hospital, where he was pronounced dead at 1:00 pm in Trauma Room 1. Two days after the assassination, suspected assassin Lee Harvey Oswald was rushed … read more

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The Year of Living Nonviolently

Posted by Ryan Hall

By Rev. John Dear. Once, late at night, shortly before he died, Cesar Chavez tired to explain nonviolence to me. read more

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Communicating for Peace and Nonviolence

Posted by Erin Bechtol
02.20.18

by Aggie Perilli // Reposted with permission from www.aggieperilli.com Since December 14, 2012, when 20 children and six adults were shot and killed at the Sandy Hook Elementary School in Connecticut, the vast majority of Americans have been calling for gun control. Still … read more

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Campaign Nonviolence: Join the Poor People’s Campaign!

Posted by Erin Bechtol
02.15.18

by Ken Butigan   Fifty years ago, Dr. King was working on his last initiative: “The Poor People’s Campaign.” He was assassinated in April before it was launched in June.  Now, half a century later, a new Poor People’s Campaign … read more

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Standing with Immigrants in Bangor, ME

Posted by Erin Bechtol
02.14.18

Remarks shared by Mary Ellen Quinn, a Campaign Nonviolence Action organizer, at an Immigration Rights Rally in Bangor, ME on February 3, 2018   My name is Mary Ellen Quinn, I serve as Co-Coordinator of Pax Christi Maine, the Catholic Peace … read more

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John Dear on “Among the People” Podcast

by Erin Bechtol // Home Page News

Father John Dear joined the hosts of “Among the People,” the Maryknoll Society podcast, to discuss his commitment to promoting world peace, social justice, nonviolence, and awareness of the extreme dangers of climate change. His message empowers listeners to deeply consider … read more

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Vermont Nonviolence Workshop Recap

by Erin Bechtol // Home Page News

By Steve Berry, a Pace e Bene Board Member We had 35 persons register for the 2-day From Violence to Wholeness training conducted by Campaign Nonviolence Action Organizer Glenn Cratty and Pace e Bene Board Member Steve Berry on January … read more

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Chasing Nonviolence, Inheriting the Earth

by Erin Bechtol // Home Page News

The following reflection is the introduction to They Will Inherit the Earth: Peace & Nonviolence in a Time of Climate Change by peace and nonviolence activist Father John Dear and published this spring by Maryknoll’s Orbis Books. See our events page … read more

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