Alternatives to violence
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The Advent Reflection Guide for 2016 from the Maryknoll Office for Global Concerns contains reflections, questions, prayers, and actions based on each week’s Gospel reading and the discussions by Catholic peacemakers who attended the landmark Nonviolence and Just Peace conference in Rome in April 2016.
Voices of the church continue to denounce the massive wave of extrajudicial killings in the Philippines incited by President Rodrigo Duterte.
From 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.
Maryknoll missioners work to create a climate where peace can flourish by standing in solidarity with indigenous peoples in Peru and around the world.
Watch this poweful documentary about Phyllis and Orlando Rodríguez, whose son, Greg, died with thousands of others in the World Trade Center on September 11, 2001. The bereaved parents choose reconciliation and nonviolence over vengeance and begin a transformative journey that both confirms and challenges their convictions.
Go to the website to download the study guide and find a list of broadcast dates troughout September on various PBS stations across the United States.
The following article reports on the response by Catholic religious leaders in the Philippines to the approximately 2,000 suspected drug dealers and users who have been killed by police and vigilantes since President Rodrigo Duterte took office in the Philippines on June 30.
This week's reflection is written by Kathleen Bond, a Maryknoll Lay Missioner who lives with her family in São Paulo, Brazil.
This week's reflection is written by Maryknoll Sister Euphrasia Nyaki, who lives and works in João Pessoa, Brazil.
Final statement affirmed by the participants of the Nonviolence and Just Peace conference in Rome, April 11-13, 2016.
Gerry Lee reports from the conference "Nonviolence and Just Peace: Contributing to the Catholic Understanding of and Commitment to Nonviolence."
Pope Francis has sent a message to the participants in the conference "Nonviolence and Just Peace: Contributing to the Catholic Understanding of and Commitment to Nonviolence."
September 24, 2015 - Pope Francis made history today by becoming the first pontiff to address a joint meeting of Congress. He spoke of challenges that are complex, grave, and urgent. And he invoked four historical American figures who have shaped our fundamental values.