This 10-page guide offers reflections, questions, prayers, and actions based on the Gospel readings and testimonies of Catholic peacemakers on Jesus' teachings about nonviolence.
Alternatives to violence
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From the Americas Program at Center for International Policy:
In a new pastoral statement, the Catholic Bishops of the Philippines have unequivocally denounced President Duterte’s war on drugs for creating a “reign of terror” among the poor.
Proclaiming the Good News
God is revealed in our brokenness.
God’s mercy defies animosity and rivalry between people.
We are not alone on the journey.
A reflection on the readings for Ash Wednesday, the first in our Lenten Reflection Guide for 2017.
On December 9, the Washington Office on Latin America (WOLA) released the following statement entitled “President-elect Trump Should Repudiate Duterte’s Claims of U.S. Support for His Murderous Drug Policy.”
Archbishop Socrates Villegas of Lingayen-Dagupan, the president of the Conference of Catholic Bishops of the Philippines, condemned extrajudicial killings of suspected drug dealers and addicts in his Christmas message.
Colombia's Congress approved a landmark treaty with the FARC guerrilla rebels moving the country closer to a sustainable peace for the first time in fifty years.
The start of the new year finds many people around the world in need of healing from political, economic, and social injustice. In response, Pope Francis offers a World Day of Peace message on the need for nonviolence as a style of politics.