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Continuing the Witness of Kings Bay Plowshares

Posted by Erin Bechtol
04.25.18

by Jessica Stewart (for the Kings Bay Plowshares)   On April 4, 2018, the fiftieth anniversary of the assassination of the Reverend Dr. Martin Luther King,  Liz McAlister, 78, Stephen Kelly S.J., 70, Martha Hennessy, 62, Clare Grady, 58, Patrick … read more

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John Dear in Sarasota, Florida

Posted by Erin Bechtol
04.24.18

On his nationwide book tour, John Dear stopped in Sarasota, FL at First Congregation United Church of Christ to discuss his latest work, They Will Inherit the Earth: Peace and Nonviolence in a Time of Climate Change. His speech was recorded, … read more

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Ken Butigan Helps Young Leaders Organize Peace Summit

Posted by Erin Bechtol
04.23.18

On Monday, April 9, DePaul’s Peace, Justice and Conflict Studies program hosted a peace summit in collaboration with Perspectives Middle Academy in an effort to build skills, foster relationships and develop plans to end violence across Chicago. More than 150 students … read more

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War on the Central Coast

Posted by Erin Bechtol
04.19.18

From Ruth Ann Angus, CNV Week of Action Organizer and Nonviolent Cities Coordinator for Morro Bay, CA.  Ruth Ann writes a reflection after John Dear visited on his book tour and what it is like to live in such a … read more

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Money Spent on Missile Strike Could Have Been Invested in Peace

Posted by Erin Bechtol
04.18.18

by George Cassidy Payne   Defense Secretary James Mattis confirmed that the U.S. used more than twice as many missiles as it did in a 2017 strike on Syria’s Sharyat Airbase on April 7, 2017. That attack used 59 Tomahawk … read more

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Seeking Social Media Consultant

by Ryan Hall // Home Page News

Pace e Bene Nonviolence Service (paceebene.org) is a non-profit organization working to foster a just and peaceful world through nonviolence education, community-building, and action. We seek a part-time Social Media Consultant to promote and expand our work on various online … read more

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The Old Testament Case for Nonviolence by Matthew Curtis Fleischer

by Erin Bechtol // Home Page News

“Do not leave alive anything that breathes.”—God The violence in the Old Testament is one of the biggest obstacles facing Christianity today. Believers regularly identify it as one of the most confounding and challenging aspects of the entire Bible. Unbelievers … read more

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Who Is Your King? Who Is Your God?

by Ryan Hall // Featured Story

The following address was delivered between five and six o’clock by Rev. Emmanuel Charles McCarthy  on April 4, 1993 at the Lorraine Motel in Memphis, Tennessee. Rev. Martin Luther King, Jr., was assassinated there at 6:02 P.M., twenty-five years earlier … read more

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