By Rev. John Dear
For its first three centuries, Christianity required the practice of active nonviolence as taught by Jesus. The early Christians refused to serve the Roman Empire or kill in its wars, and so they were routinely arrested and killed. read more
By Mairead Maguire, Nobel Peace Prize winner.
It was a joy for me to join eighty people from around the world meeting in Rome from April 11th to the 14th at the “Nonviolence and Just Peace Conference: Contributing to the Catholic Understanding of and Commitment to Nonviolence.” read more
After months of preparation, Pace e Bene Director, Ken Butigan, and Pace e Bene’s Outreach Coordinator Rev. John Dear, finished a first-of-its-kind conference on nonviolence at the Vatican this week. The conference was organized by the Pontifical Council for Justice … read more