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A Public Call to Protect All People

Posted by Ryan Hall
01.10.17
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National Christian Leaders Cite “Threatening, Authoritarian Messages” PRESS RELEASE 1/10/17 Noting concern that “threatening, authoritarian messages” accompanying the recent election of Donald J. Trump “open the way to more radical attacks on human rights and democratic processes” within the United … read more

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By Means of Peaceful Protest

Posted by Ryan Hall
12.29.16
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Since Pope Paul VI proclaimed January 1 a “World Day of Peace” in 1967, popes have issued statements for peace for that day. On December 8, in this most perilous of times, Pope Francis published the fiftieth World Day of Peace declaration for 2017 read more

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Press release: CNI Meets with Vatican Officials on Active Nonviolence

Posted by Ryan Hall
12.20.16
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PHOTO: Left to right: Sheila Kinsey, Julia Arcinegas, Jose Henriquez, Marie Dennis, Bishop Kevin Dowling, Bishop Marc Stenger, Gerry Lee, Ann Scholz, Bishop Luigi Bettazzi, Renato Sacco, Archbishop Silvano Tomasi, Felix Mushobozi, Pat Gaffney, Eli McCarthy, Greet Vanaerschot, Judy Coode, … read more

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Photos from Vatican Nonviolence Gathering

Posted by Ryan Hall
12.19.16
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Pace e Bene’s Ken Butigan and John Dear along with members of the Catholic Nonviolence Initiative met in Rome with Archbishop Paul Gallagher, number two at the Secretariat of State at the Vatican to discuss spreading the World Day of … read more

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Pope Francis Issued the Catholic Church’s First Statement on Nonviolence—Ever

Posted by Ryan Hall
12.12.16
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Today, Pope Francis Issued the Catholic Church’s First Statement on Nonviolence—Ever By Rev. John Dear Today, Pope Francis released the annual World Day of Peace Message for January 1, 2017, called “Nonviolence—A Style of Politics for Peace.” This is the … read more

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In Jail for Protesting the Death Penalty

by John Dear // Campaign Nonviolence

By Rev. John Dear. On Tuesday, Jan. 17th, 18 of us climbed the steps of the US Supreme Court in Washington, D.C. to protest the death penalty. We unfurled a huge thirty-foot long banner… read more

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What Kind of Nonviolence Training Do You Need?

by Ryan Hall // Campaign Nonviolence

by Rivera Sun for Campaign Nonviolence Campaign Nonviolence is often contacted by people who are looking for nonviolence trainings. Frequently, they are not sure what type of training they need, or what the catch-phrases are to describe what they’re looking … read more

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The Pledge of Resistance; and Why I Stand By It

by Ryan Hall // Campaign Nonviolence

By Michael Nagler with the Metta Center for Nonviolence Pledge of Protection & Nonviolent Resistance To ensure continued progress toward a world of peace, justice, and dignity for all, I HEREBY PLEDGE with love and determination that, for as long as required … read more

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