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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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Join the First 2017 Campaign Nonviolence Conference Call!

Posted by Ryan Hall
02.02.17
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Pace e Bene invites you to join us for our first Campaign Nonviolence Conference Call of 2017, scheduled for Tuesday, February 28th at 5pm Pacific/8pm Eastern. We will be talking about meeting the challenges of these times.  These calls provide … 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
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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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Ken Butigan Shares the Third Way of Nonviolence

Posted by Ryan Hall
11.16.16
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“There is violence, there is passivity, and then there is a third way; active nonviolence. Not just the philosophy and methodology of giants like Martin Luther King, Jr. or Gandhi, it is a fundamental worldview, a way of life, and … read more

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Zumwalt Destroyer Protesters found Guilty

by Ryan Hall // Campaign Nonviolence

Connie Jenkins, member of Pax Christi Maine and involved with Pace e Bene/Campaign Nonviolence, along with eleven others held a nonviolent civil disobedience action last June 2016 at Bath Iron Works in Bath, Maine. Read more about it on a … read more

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Connecting you to action

Connecting You to Action!

by Ryan Hall // Campaign Nonviolence

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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A Public Call to Protect All People

by Ryan Hall // Featured Story

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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