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Hip Hop Caucus Presents Think 100%, a Climate Change Radio Show

Posted by Erin Bechtol
06.25.18

Hip Hop Caucus’ Think 100% is changing how people are getting engaged in the fight for climate justice and the environmental movement with a radio show hosted by founder—and Pace e Bene board member—Rev. Lennox Yearwood. Check out the info … read more

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Morro Bay’s Nonviolent City Proclamation

Posted by Erin Bechtol
06.21.18

By Ruth Ann Angus In 2016 it became apparent to me that my town was in trouble. Too much violence, mostly verbal, on social media sites and at a variety of civic and city meetings alerted me. It was an election … read more

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Read the Notes from the Latest Nonviolent Cities Project Conference Call!

Posted by Erin Bechtol

On June 19th we held a conference call for the Nonviolent Cities Project. We discussed the progress cities around the country are making and the steps budding organizers can take to build momentum. If you missed the call, you can … read more

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World Beyond War Conference 2018

Posted by Erin Bechtol
06.14.18

World Beyond War asks us: We’re against war, but what do we replace it with? Let’s design and build an alternative system of global governance–one in which peace is pursued by peaceful means. Learn how at #NoWar2018 in Toronto! Join … read more

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A Radical Prayer for Personal Peace

Posted by Erin Bechtol
06.13.18

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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Watch John Dear’s Book Tour Lecture in Sylvania, Ohio

Posted by Erin Bechtol
06.12.18

On April 10, John Dear brought his 50 city book tour for his new book, They Will Inherit the Earth: Peace & Nonviolence in a Time of Climate Change, to the Sylvania Francis Village, held at Lourdes University Franciscan Center. In his … 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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Deadline Approaching for Pilgrimage Applications

Posted by Erin Bechtol
05.16.18

Only a little less than a month to complete and submit applications for Pace e Bene’s pilgrimage to Assisi in June 2019 led by Rev. John Dear and Dr. Ken Butigan! From June 23-30, 2019 we will embark on a one-week pilgrimage … read more

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Covenant of Nonviolence for Convergence

by Ryan Hall // Campaign Nonviolence

Campaign Nonviolence National Convergence Covenant of Nonviolence for Sept. 21-22, 2018, Washington, D.C. This covenant of nonviolence is based on the guidelines of nonviolence which Dr. King used in the Birmingham, AL Campaign, in the Spring of 1963. We encourage everyone to reflect … read more

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John Dear Interview at The Progressive

by Erin Bechtol // Campaign Nonviolence

In between book tour stops for his new book They Will Inherit the Earth: Peace and Nonviolence in a Time of Climate Change, John Dear stopped by the office of The Progressive for an interview with Norman Stockwell. Over the course … read more

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The Beatitudes of Peace with John Dear

by Erin Bechtol // Home Page News

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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