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A Radical Prayer for a Nonviolent Heart

Posted by Erin Bechtol
09.06.18

Radical Prayers: On Peace, Love, and Nonviolence is a guide to daily connection to God through prayers that meditate on the challenges facing us today. With reflections on each continent, wildlife, and homelessness among many more topics, John Dear guides us … read more

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A Reflection on Pope Francis’ Visit to Ireland

Posted by Erin Bechtol
09.05.18

By Mairead Maguire, Nobel Peace Laureate   Pope Francis’ two-day visit to Ireland on August 25-26th comes at a time when people need hope. The Irish Church has been devastated by the abuse scandals, which have never been properly dealt with. … read more

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A Radical Prayer for Refugees

Posted by Erin Bechtol
08.16.18

Radical Prayers: On Peace, Love, and Nonviolence is a guide to daily connection to God through prayers that meditate on the challenges facing us today. With reflections on each continent, wildlife, and homelessness among many more topics, John Dear guides us … read more

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A Radical Prayer for Our Persecutors

Posted by Erin Bechtol
07.25.18

Radical Prayers: On Peace, Love, and Nonviolence is a guide to daily connection to God through prayers that meditate on the challenges facing us today. With reflections on each continent, wildlife, and homelessness among many more topics, John Dear guides us … read more

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A Radical Prayer for All the Children

Posted by Erin Bechtol
07.11.18

Radical Prayers: On Peace, Love, and Nonviolence is a guide to daily connection to God through prayers that meditate on the challenges facing us today. With reflections on each continent, wildlife, and homelessness among many more topics, John Dear guides us … read more

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The Beatitudes of Peace with John Dear

Posted by Erin Bechtol
07.09.18

Have you wondered what Jesus meant when he said, “Blessed are the poor in spirit,” or “Blessed are the meek?” Have you ever asked yourself if these Beatitudes are merely spiritual ideals or teachings that can ground and center your … read more

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A Radical Prayer for Equality

Posted by Erin Bechtol
06.27.18

Radical Prayers: On Peace, Love, and Nonviolence is a guide to daily connection to God through prayers that meditate on the challenges facing us today. With reflections on each continent, wildlife, and homelessness among many more topics, John Dear guides us … read more

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Choosing Peace – New Book on Gospel Nonviolence

Posted by Ryan Hall
06.01.18

What if Catholics were best-known for leading on nonviolence and peacemaking? What if in times of conflict or crisis, Catholics around the world put into practice their expertise in mediation, conflict resolution, or nonviolent resistance? And what if, in parishes … read more

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A Radical Prayer for Meaning

Posted by Erin Bechtol
05.30.18

Radical Prayers: On Peace, Love, and Nonviolence is a guide to daily connection to God through prayers that meditate on the challenges facing us today. With reflections on each continent, wildlife, and homelessness among many more topics, John Dear guides us … read more

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John Dear Wraps Up Fifty City Book Tour

Posted by Erin Bechtol
05.27.18

John Dear just wrapped up an expansive 50 city book tour that he began February of this year for the launch of his most recent book, They Will Inherit the Earth: Peace and Nonviolence in a Time of Climate Change. Over … read more

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Prayer at the Fargo, ND Peace Pole

by Erin Bechtol // Campaign Nonviolence

by Cathy Schwinden  // Part of the Campaign Nonviolence Week of Actions  Eight groups of children, from kindergarten to 5th grade, visited our Peace Pole, one of the first to be erected in Fargo.  We talked about how we could create … read more

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Raleigh, NC Takes on Affordable Housing

by Erin Bechtol // Campaign Nonviolence

by Sue Woodling // Part of the Campaign Nonviolence Week of Actions  We had our first CNV event last night. We had cancelled our Monday event because of the hurricane. Our event was on how affordable housing is a nonviolent way … read more

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A Reflection on Pope Francis’ Visit to Ireland

by Erin Bechtol // Home Page News

By Mairead Maguire, Nobel Peace Laureate   Pope Francis’ two-day visit to Ireland on August 25-26th comes at a time when people need hope. The Irish Church has been devastated by the abuse scandals, which have never been properly dealt with. … read more

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