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How the Sermon on the Mount Can be the Church’s “Manual” for Peacemaking

Posted by Erin Bechtol
10.19.17

On October 6 and 7, the University of San Diego’s Frances G. Harpst Center for Catholic Thought and Culture hosted a conference entitled, “The Catholic Church Moves Towards Nonviolence? Just Peace/Just War in Dialogue.”  This event was a follow-up to … read more

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Nonviolent Options and Just Peace

Posted by Erin Bechtol
10.13.17

On October 6 and 7, the University of San Diego’s Frances G. Harpst Center for Catholic Thought and Culture hosted a conference entitled, “The Catholic Church Moves Towards Nonviolence? Just Peace/Just War in Dialogue.”  This event was a follow-up to … read more

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Nonviolence and Just Peace

Posted by Erin Bechtol

On October 6 and 7, the University of San Diego’s Frances G. Harpst Center for Catholic Thought and Culture hosted a conference entitled, “The Catholic Church Moves Towards Nonviolence? Just Peace/Just War in Dialogue.”  This event was a follow-up to … read more

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Grappling with Monumental Violence: A Personal Journey

Posted by Erin Bechtol
10.12.17

On October 6 and 7, the University of San Diego’s Frances G. Harpst Center for Catholic Thought and Culture hosted a conference entitled, “The Catholic Church Moves Towards Nonviolence? Just Peace/Just War in Dialogue.”  This event was a follow-up to … read more

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Iran and North Korea: Testing the Moral Fiber of the United States

Posted by Ryan Hall

751 Catholic Leaders Point to Iran Deal and Call for Nonviolent Action with North Korea Iran and North Korea: Testing the Moral Fiber of the United States October 12, 2017 Recent threats by President Trump to “totally destroy” North Korea … read more

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The Church and Nonviolence

Posted by Erin Bechtol
10.11.17

By John Dear, Oct. 7, 2017 // Given at a recent nonviolence conference in San Diego I see the church as the global community of followers of Jesus; and since Jesus was perfectly nonviolent and taught and commanded active nonviolence, … read more

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Let’s End the Culture of Violence

Posted by Ryan Hall
10.02.17

By Ryan Hall Once again our country is faced with yet another mass shooting.  This time in Las Vegas, NV and it is now considered the deadliest in modern US history.  Our thoughts and prayers go out to those killed … read more

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Watch Book Discussion: The Nonviolence Handbook

Posted by Ryan Hall
09.01.17

On Thursday August 31st, we held our latest Book of the Month Discussion with author Michael Nagler featuring his book The Nonviolence Handbook. If you missed the discussion, you can watch it below. See the entire playlist of past book discussions on our YouTube page here!

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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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Watch Blessed are the Peacemakers Conference Talks!

Posted by Ryan Hall
08.09.17

Below are the three talks given by John Dear, Kit Evans-Ford and Ken Butigan during the Blessed are the Peacemakers Conference in Huntington, Indiana July 28-29, 2017. You can also watch them on the Pace e Bene YouTube channel here. … read more

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Preventing Communal Violence in Salem, OR

by Erin Bechtol // Campaign Nonviolence

In response to recent uptake in verbal harassment, the use of slurs and derogatory language, and disturbing incidents involving swastikas, Nazi salutes and Confederate flags. violence in various parts of the United States, including the state of Oregon and even … read more

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Campaign Nonviolence Organizer Shot with BB Gun During Action

by Ryan Hall // Campaign Nonviolence

Recently we were contacted by our friend, Monica Juma, who is an action organizer in Memphis, TN.  During a peace vigil they were holding for the Campaign Nonviolence Week of Actions, she was shot in the arm with a bb-gun, … read more

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Nonviolent Options and Just Peace

by Erin Bechtol // Home Page News

On October 6 and 7, the University of San Diego’s Frances G. Harpst Center for Catholic Thought and Culture hosted a conference entitled, “The Catholic Church Moves Towards Nonviolence? Just Peace/Just War in Dialogue.”  This event was a follow-up to … read more

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