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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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Ten Things I Learned from Daniel Berrigan

Posted by Erin Bechtol
05.09.18

by Jim Forest, reposted with permission from Jim Forest I first met Dan Berrigan thanks to Dorothy Day. In the latter part of 1961 she had brought me with her to a small gathering in an apartment on the west … read more

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St. Anthony Messenger’s Interview with John Dear

Posted by Erin Bechtol
04.30.18

Last week, Father John Dear was interviewed by Mark Lombard of St. Anthony Messenger. Currently entering the final month of his book tour for his new title They Will Inherit the Earth: Peace and Nonviolence in a Time of Climate Change, John … read more

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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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A Brief Review of The Souls of Poor Folk: Connecting to the Movement of Movements

Posted by Erin Bechtol
04.17.18

As Campaign Nonviolence invites everybody to join in connecting the dots of violence and injustice, Poor People’s Campaign continues to analyze and challenge the intersectional issues facing our country. The Institute for Policy Studies (IPS) has published The Souls of Poor … read more

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NCR Interviews John Dear in Madison, WI

Posted by Erin Bechtol
04.16.18

John Dear is halfway through his nationwide 50-city book tour to launch the release of his latest book They Will Inherit the Earth: Peace & Nonviolence in a Time of Climate Change. During this tour, while in Madison, WI on April 4, … read more

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John Dear in Sarasota, Florida

by Erin Bechtol // Campaign Nonviolence

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

by Erin Bechtol // Campaign Nonviolence

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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Ten Things I Learned from Daniel Berrigan

by Erin Bechtol // Home Page News

by Jim Forest, reposted with permission from Jim Forest I first met Dan Berrigan thanks to Dorothy Day. In the latter part of 1961 she had brought me with her to a small gathering in an apartment on the west … read more

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