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
Join the U.S. Caravan for Peace and Justice!
From the Americas Program at Center for International Policy:
Faith in Action:
After praying for peace and for the victims of the 9/11 attacks and the 20 years of violence and war that have followed, we invite you to continue learning about the issues and to take action for peace with justice!
Become more of a peacemaker personally and communally via your faith tradition or in other ways. Some suggested ways include:
On September 21, International Day of Peace, please join us at noon ET for a 30-minute webinar, “Nonviolence & the Web of Creation.”
Afghans and U.S. faith groups navigate great challenges as they respond to the crises surrounding the U.S. military withdrawal.
In honor of the anniversaries of the Hiroshima and Nagasaki atomic bombings, urge Congress to eliminate nuclear weapons spending in the 2022 federal budget.
All are invited to sign on to a newspaper ad with a message for nuclear disarmament addressed to our Catholic President and Members of Congress.
The Maryknoll Office for Global Concerns issued the following statement on April 21, 2021, following the conviction of former police officer Derek Chauvin for the murder of George Floyd.
The Maryknoll Office for Global Concerns joined a coalition of 31 organizations in signing the following letter urging Congress to shift funding away from the bloated Pentagon budget for FY 2022 and towards critical human needs priorities, especially in this time of national and international crisis.
The Catholic Nonviolence Initiative, a project of Pax Christi International, invites us to celebrate the first ever Catholic Nonviolence Days of Action, beginning September 21 on the International Day of Peace and ending October 2 on the International Day of Nonviolence.
Sign a letter from Pax Christi International to Pope Francis thanking him for his leadership during this time of crisis.
Urge Congress to reallocate 10 percent of the Pentagon budget toward critical human security issues, such as education and healthcare.