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Communicating for Peace and Nonviolence

Posted by Erin Bechtol
02.20.18

by Aggie Perilli // Reposted with permission from www.aggieperilli.com Since December 14, 2012, when 20 children and six adults were shot and killed at the Sandy Hook Elementary School in Connecticut, the vast majority of Americans have been calling for gun control. Still … read more

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Campaign Nonviolence: Join the Poor People’s Campaign!

Posted by Erin Bechtol
02.15.18

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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A Radical Prayer on Gun Violence

Posted by Erin Bechtol

In light of the recent school shooting in Florida, below is a repost of John Dear’s prayer for an end to gun violence published in his book, Radical Prayers: On Peace, Love and Nonviolence. — A Prayer for an End … read more

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Standing with Immigrants in Bangor, ME

Posted by Erin Bechtol
02.14.18

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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Promoting Peace in Cedar Rapids

Posted by Erin Bechtol
02.13.18

Pace e Bene’s Kit Evans-Ford was in Cedar Rapids, IA on February 1, 2018, for a nonviolent training workshop. Kit was hosted by Sisters of Mercy, Third Avenue Churches & Friends, and area colleges to show participants how to live the … read more

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John Dear on “Among the People” Podcast

Posted by Erin Bechtol
02.06.18

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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Vermont Nonviolence Workshop Recap

Posted by Erin Bechtol
02.05.18

By Steve Berry, a Pace e Bene Board Member We had 35 persons register for the 2-day From Violence to Wholeness training conducted by Campaign Nonviolence Action Organizer Glenn Cratty and Pace e Bene Board Member Steve Berry on January … read more

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Chasing Nonviolence, Inheriting the Earth

Posted by Erin Bechtol
02.02.18

The following reflection is the introduction to They Will Inherit the Earth: Peace & Nonviolence in a Time of Climate Change by peace and nonviolence activist Father John Dear and published this spring by Maryknoll’s Orbis Books. See our events page … read more

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Remembering Gene Sharp

Posted by Erin Bechtol
02.01.18

David Hartsough, Director of Peaceworkers and author of Waging Peace: Global Adventures of a Lifelong Activist, reflects on Gene Sharp who passed away at the age of 90 on January 28, 2018. What a mighty contribution Gene Sharp has made to … read more

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Owensboro, KY Nonviolence Training in the News!

Posted by Ryan Hall
01.26.18

On January 20, 2018 Pace e Bene trainer Josie Setzler led a nonviolence training in Owensboro, KY.  This event helped kick off the work organizers like Mary Danhauer are doing there with the Nonviolent Cities Project, turning Owensboro into Nonviolent Owensboro!  … 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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