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Pursuing That Vision of Nonviolence

Posted by John Dear
03.24.17
Pursuing vision of nonviolence

By Rev. John Dear. These may be the most difficult days of our lives. As the Trump Administration spreads fear, racism, greed, and violence, we want to continue to spread the vision and hope of nonviolence. That means, none of us can give in to despair, numbness or fear. We have to carry on, and pursue that vision of nonviolence. read more

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Watch UN Conference on Pope’s World Day of Peace Message

Posted by Ryan Hall
03.03.17
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Watch the UN Conference held on March 2, 2017 to discuss Pope Francis’ 2017 Message for the World Day of Peace which was the church’s first official statement to focus on the topic of nonviolence. Also, see the article about the … read more

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Connecting You to Action!

Posted by Ryan Hall
02.10.17
Connecting you to action

In the spirit of supporting the growing culture of active nonviolence, we are sharing calls-to-action from various groups and campaigns in the movement of movements. Here are a few that caught our attention this week: Today and onward! Move Your … read more

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Divest from War, Invest in People

Posted by Ryan Hall
01.31.17
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by Kathy Kelly // Posted with Permission from PeaceVoice All Trump, all the time. With a punishing, disorienting barrage of executive orders, President Trump is reversing hard fought gains made in environmental protection, health care, women’s rights, immigration policy, and … read more

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In Jail for Protesting the Death Penalty

Posted by John Dear
01.19.17
In Jail for protesting death penalty

By Rev. John Dear. On Tuesday, Jan. 17th, 18 of us climbed the steps of the US Supreme Court in Washington, D.C. to protest the death penalty. We unfurled a huge thirty-foot long banner… read more

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A Public Call to Protect All People

Posted by Ryan Hall
01.10.17
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National Christian Leaders Cite “Threatening, Authoritarian Messages” PRESS RELEASE 1/10/17 Noting concern that “threatening, authoritarian messages” accompanying the recent election of Donald J. Trump “open the way to more radical attacks on human rights and democratic processes” within the United … read more

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By Means of Peaceful Protest

Posted by Ryan Hall
12.29.16
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Since Pope Paul VI proclaimed January 1 a “World Day of Peace” in 1967, popes have issued statements for peace for that day. On December 8, in this most perilous of times, Pope Francis published the fiftieth World Day of Peace declaration for 2017 read more

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Photos from Vatican Nonviolence Gathering

Posted by Ryan Hall
12.19.16
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Pace e Bene’s Ken Butigan and John Dear along with members of the Catholic Nonviolence Initiative met in Rome with Archbishop Paul Gallagher, number two at the Secretariat of State at the Vatican to discuss spreading the World Day of … read more

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Pope Francis Issued the Catholic Church’s First Statement on Nonviolence—Ever

Posted by Ryan Hall
12.12.16
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Today, Pope Francis Issued the Catholic Church’s First Statement on Nonviolence—Ever By Rev. John Dear Today, Pope Francis released the annual World Day of Peace Message for January 1, 2017, called “Nonviolence—A Style of Politics for Peace.” This is the … read more

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Nonviolent Lives Book Now Available

Posted by Ryan Hall
11.18.16
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Thank you to everyone who contributed toward our recent Indiegogo Campaign to help us raise funds to publish our latest book, Nonviolent Lives: People and Movements Changing the World Through the Power of Active Nonviolence by Ken Butigan! For those … read more

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Watch Rivera Sun’s Book Discussion

by Ryan Hall // Campaign Nonviolence

On March 23rd we held an author Q and A with Pace e Bene Trainer Rivera Sun where she spoke and answered questions about her recent publication The Way Between.   Join our next book discussion featuring David Hartsough and his book Waging … read more

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A Growing Movement Opposing US Military in Europe

by Ryan Hall // Campaign Nonviolence

US Delegation to Join Protests of US Nuclear Weapons Deployed in Germany By John LaForge // Posted with permission from PeaceVoice On March 26, nuclear disarmament activists in Germany will launch a 20-week-long series of nonviolent protests at the Luftwaffe’s … read more

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Watch John Dear Speak on the Life of Daniel Berrigan

by Ryan Hall // Home Page News

John Dear, along with with Ron Rolheiser, Robert Ellsberg, Liz McAlister spoke March 10-11 at a conference in San Antonio on the life of Daniel Berrigan. Much of the conference was live-streamed. You can watch John’s first keynote on Facebook here … read more

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