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The Three Steps of Nonviolence

Posted by Erin Bechtol
07.07.17

by Rev. John Dear For me, the great question as a Christian is: “How do we follow the nonviolent Jesus more faithfully in this culture of violence and war?” I think about this question morning, noon and night. And I always come back … read more

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Watch the Book Discussion-Gandhi and Jesus:The Saving Power of Nonviolence

Posted by Ryan Hall
06.30.17

On Thursday June 29th, we held our latest Book of the Month Discussion with author Terry Rynne featuring his book Gandhi and Jesus: The Saving Power of Nonviolence. If you missed the call, you can watch it below. Be sure … read more

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Why Pope Francis’ World Day of Peace Message is Such a Breakthrough

Posted by Ryan Hall
06.23.17

By Terry Rynne, a Pace e Bene speaker, founder of the Marquette University Center for Peacemaking,  teacher of Peace Studies at Marquette and author of Gandhi and Jesus and Jesus Christ Peacemaker. The fact that Pope Francis consciously chose “nonviolence” … read more

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Support the work of peace and Pace e Bene in Australia

Posted by Erin Bechtol
06.12.17

PeBA NEWS June, 2017 Greetings! It has been a while, but here is another News with recent adventures on the part of members and colleagues. Best wishes, George Trippe, Perth Every June we ask registered members of Pace e Bene … read more

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The Sultan and the Saint: Making Peace in the Crusades

Posted by Erin Bechtol
06.06.17

From the Franciscan Action Network The Sultan and the Saint tells one of the great, lost stories from history. Set in a past period of East-West conflict, it speaks with urgency to our present. Two men of faith, one an … read more

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“Ain’t No Such Thing as A Just War”

by Erin Bechtol // Campaign Nonviolence

by Kathy Kelly // Posted with permission from Peacevoice.info July 10, 2017   Several days a week, Laurie Hasbrook arrives at the Voices office here in Chicago. She often takes off her bicycle helmet, unpins her pant leg, settles into an … read more

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What Does War Generate?

by Erin Bechtol // Campaign Nonviolence

by Kathy Kelly // Posted with permission from Peacevoice.info At an April, 2017 Symposium on Peace in Nashville, TN, Martha Hennessy spoke about central tenets of Maryhouse, a home of hospitality in New York City, where Martha often lives and … read more

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Closing Statement at Anti-Death Penalty Trial

by Erin Bechtol // Campaign Nonviolence

Last January John Dear was arrested at the Supreme Court along with 17 others for their civil disobedience action there against the death penalty. Below is Art Laffin’s court statement for 12 of the 18 that were arrested and are … read more

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