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The Year of “Nonviolence or Non-Existence”

Posted by Erin Bechtol
01.02.18

By John Dear // Also posted on Common Dreams It was early 1968.  Since the previous spring Martin Luther King, Jr. had been pursuing a course that for many was unthinkable.  He had deliberately connected the dots between the movement for civil rights and the struggle to end the war in Vietnam, and had paid the … read more

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Radical Prayers – New Book by John Dear!

Posted by Ryan Hall
11.10.17

Pace e Bene is excited to announce the release of a new book by Rev. John Dear from Pace e Bene Press titled, Radical Prayers: On Peace, Love and Nonviolence. This book is a collection of roughly fifty prayers John … read more

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Stories and Photos from CNV Week of Actions 2017

Posted by Ryan Hall
09.19.17

The fourth Campaign Nonviolence Week of Actions was launched September 16 and went through September 24, 2017.  Events took place across the United States and beyond. This year we’ve listed over 1600 nonviolent actions in all 50 U.S. states and in 16 other … read more

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Campaign Nonviolence Mounts Nationwide Week of Actions

Posted by Ryan Hall
09.15.17

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Media Contacts: Aggie Perilli and Jeanine Genauer 717.435.8125 and 973.809.8832 Aggie Perilli Communications International CAMPAIGN NONVIOLENCE MOUNTS NATIONWIDE “WEEK OF ACTIONS” SEPTEMBER 16-24 Over 1,000 Events To Culminate On International Peace Day Corvallis, OR (September 15, 2017) … read more

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CNV Week of Actions Begins This Weekend

Posted by Ryan Hall
09.11.17

This coming weekend begins the fourth Campaign Nonviolence Week of Actions, September 16-24, 2017.  Since last spring we have been doing outreach to people around the nation to encourage them to take action with us as the world celebrates the International Day … read more

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Sixth Grade Recess

Posted by Erin Bechtol
09.07.17

How close are we today to nuclear war between the United States and North Korea? As close as somebody in the military on either side making a mistake that looks to the other side like an escalation from mere words, however heated, to actual intent to kill. read more

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Even in Small Town America, Hatred Exists

Posted by Erin Bechtol
09.05.17

by Ruth Ann Angus On a summer night in August, a few dedicated women quickly brought together interested people to hold a candlelight vigil called “Outshine the Darkness” outside of the Mission San Luis Obispo de Tolosa, California. The tribute … read more

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Read the Notes from the August CNV Conference Call!

Posted by Erin Bechtol
09.01.17

On August 29th we held our monthly National Campaign Nonviolence Conference Call.  We discussed the events coming up during the Week of Actions Sept. 16-24, 2017.  If you missed the call, you can read the notes or listen to the … read more

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Take Action with Campaign Nonviolence in September

Posted by Erin Bechtol
08.16.17

Done with violence? So are we! Take Action with Campaign Nonviolence in September Nationwide actions to reject culture of violence and to build toward culture of active nonviolence free from war, poverty, racism and environmental catastrophe by Ken Butigan Campaign … read more

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WHAT I SAW IN CHARLOTTESVILLE

Posted by Ryan Hall
08.15.17

By Brian McLaren // Reposted from Auburn Seminary As I wrote last week, I accepted an invitation from the Charlottesville clergy to come to their city the weekend of the Unite the Right rally, to join them in witness against white supremacy, Neo-naziism, … read more

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Campaign Nonviolence: Join the Poor People’s Campaign!

by Erin Bechtol // Campaign Nonviolence

by Ken Butigan   Fifty years ago, Dr. King was working on his last initiative: “The Poor People’s Campaign.” He was assassinated in April before it was launched in June.  Now, half a century later, a new Poor People’s Campaign … read more

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Standing with Immigrants in Bangor, ME

by Erin Bechtol // Campaign Nonviolence

Remarks shared by Mary Ellen Quinn, a Campaign Nonviolence Action organizer, at an Immigration Rights Rally in Bangor, ME on February 3, 2018   My name is Mary Ellen Quinn, I serve as Co-Coordinator of Pax Christi Maine, the Catholic Peace … read more

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John Dear on “Among the People” Podcast

by Erin Bechtol // Home Page News

Father John Dear joined the hosts of “Among the People,” the Maryknoll Society podcast, to discuss his commitment to promoting world peace, social justice, nonviolence, and awareness of the extreme dangers of climate change. His message empowers listeners to deeply consider … read more

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