Maryknoll Office for Global Concerns

Representing Maryknoll Fathers & Brothers, Maryknoll Sisters, and Maryknoll Lay Missioners
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Nonviolence and Just Peace Conference

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Unprecedented conference entitled “Nonviolence and Just Peace: Contributing to the Catholic Understanding of and Commitment to Nonviolence” in Rome, April 11-13, 2016.
Photos from the conference can be found here.

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Colombia: What we have won by losing

On October 2, voters in Colombia rejected by a very slim margin a peace deal that would have ended a 50-year civil war. Colombian Fr. Francisco de Roux, SJ, one of the participants in the Nonviolence and Just Peace conference held in Rome last April, wrote the following reflection immediately after the results of the vote were announced. This reflection was originally published by the Catholic Nonviolence Initiative,

Nonviolence and Just Peace webinar #3: Moving beyond war

Oct 25, 2016

Catholic Nonviolence InitiativeFrom the Catholic Nonviolence Initiative, of which the Maryknoll Office for Global Concern is a member.

Join us for the third in our series of four webinars about the Nonviolence & Just Peace conference, which was held in Rome in April 2016. The Vatican’s Pontifical Council for Justice and Peace was a co-sponsor of the conference.


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