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#RespectMyVote Rally With Pace e Bene Board Member

Posted by Erin Bechtol
07.20.17

Pace e Bene board member Rev. Lennox Yearwood took part in a nonviolent action in Washington, DC on Wednesday along with numerous others to protest against the first meeting of Trump’s election commission. Below is their recent press release.   Coalition Protests … read more

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Listen to the Interview with Friar Louie Vitale

Posted by Erin Bechtol

A few weeks ago, Pace e Bene co-founder Friar Louie Vitale was interviewed by Russ Jennings for his blog “Love in a Dangerous Time“.  Below is the audio and Russ’ brief description. On Easter Sunday of this year (2017) I … read more

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Veterans Call on US to Sign Nuclear Ban Treaty

Posted by Erin Bechtol
07.19.17

by Brian Trautman, Gerry Condon, and Samantha Ferguson On July 7th, 2017, the United Nations (UN), in a historic decision, approved a legally binding instrument to ban nuclear weapons, the Treaty on the Prohibition of Nuclear Weapons. Months of negotiations … read more

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“Ain’t No Such Thing as A Just War”

Posted by Erin Bechtol
07.13.17

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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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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What Does War Generate?

Posted by Erin Bechtol
07.05.17

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

Posted by Erin Bechtol
07.03.17

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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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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Nonviolent Cities Update

Posted by Ryan Hall
06.27.17

By John Dear. Despite the daily setbacks for justice and peace under the Trump Administration, we keep going forward, doing what we can. We make phone calls to Congress, take to the streets, speak out, and advocate and agitate for justice, peace and creation. 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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#RespectMyVote Rally With Pace e Bene Board Member

by Erin Bechtol // Campaign Nonviolence

Pace e Bene board member Rev. Lennox Yearwood took part in a nonviolent action in Washington, DC on Wednesday along with numerous others to protest against the first meeting of Trump’s election commission. Below is their recent press release.   Coalition Protests … read more

Read More

Veterans Call on US to Sign Nuclear Ban Treaty

by Erin Bechtol // Campaign Nonviolence

by Brian Trautman, Gerry Condon, and Samantha Ferguson On July 7th, 2017, the United Nations (UN), in a historic decision, approved a legally binding instrument to ban nuclear weapons, the Treaty on the Prohibition of Nuclear Weapons. Months of negotiations … read more

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The Three Steps of Nonviolence

by Erin Bechtol // Featured Story

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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