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Pope Francis Calls on Trump to be Peacemaker

Posted by Erin Bechtol
05.25.17

In addition to calling on Donald Trump to be a peacemaker, Pope Francis gave him a copy of the 2017 World Day of Peace message on “Nonviolence: A Style of Politics of Peace” during their meeting at the Vatican today (May 24, … read more

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Nonviolent Lives Book Review

Posted by Erin Bechtol
05.18.17

  Review by John Smith This book is an inspiring catalogue of contemporary compassion, courage and conciliation. It is largely USA centered, but it includes a few individuals with an international reputation, such as Wangari Maathai.  Among the 35 names celebrated … read more

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Journey to Justice: Profile on Pace e Bene Activist Ken Butigan

Posted by Erin Bechtol
05.03.17

Pace e Bene strategist and consultant Ken Butigan has been featured in DePaul University’s 14East online magazine. This profile follows Ken from a young man in Seattle who thought the protests against the Vietnam war were “ruining our country” to … read more

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Watch John Dear at Clinton Presidential Library

Posted by Erin Bechtol
04.26.17

John Dear spoke at the Clinton Presidential Library on April 20th in Little Rock, Arkansas.  The talk was called  “Peace, Politics & Protest.”  Click here to watch the video!

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Pope Francis Promotes Culture of Nonviolence in Chicago

Posted by Ryan Hall
04.07.17

Pace e Bene’s Ken Butigan and John Dear have been working over the past year and a half with the Catholic Nonviolence Initiative and Pax Christi International to encourage the Catholic Church to re-commit to the centrality of Gospel nonviolence and explore … read more

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A Call to Mobilize the Nation Through 2018

by Ryan Hall // Campaign Nonviolence

By Rev. John Dear.

While the media and the nation sit transfixed over the Trump scandals and attacks on democracy, those of us who work for justice and peace know that we have to keep working, resisting, and mobilizing people across the country if we are going to have the social, economic and political transformation we need for our survival. read more

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No Just War

by Erin Bechtol // Campaign Nonviolence

By Sandi Dollinger // Posted with permission from PeaceVoice   Moral Injury and Nonviolent Resistance is not an easy train read. It is, however, a “Must Read” and very compelling. In a culture where war is taken for granted, whether … read more

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Watch the Author Q & A with David Hartsough

by Erin Bechtol // Campaign Nonviolence

David Hartsough joined Pace e Bene on April 27th for a Q & A and discussion about his book Waging Peace, our selection for the April book of the month. Watch the video below for the answers to your questions about David … read more

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