Month: April 2021

Responding to Violence: Nonviolence in Action in Goma

In mid-April in Goma (DR Congo) there were major demonstrations by young people and the general population against the presence of United Nations peacekeepers who are seen as ineffective and unhelpful in preventing massacres by armed groups in the region. (Story continues below photos) As these demonstrations degenerated into violence for several days, Pax Christi

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Faith leaders, family members kidnapped in Haiti

The political, economic, and social situation in Haiti remains exceedingly difficult. The Haitian Conference of Religious (CHR) announced on 11 April the kidnapping of five priests, two sisters, and three other people who were family members of a priest. We have received this news with sorrow and concern for our members and partners in Haiti,

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Interviews with Young Peacebuilders

To help celebrate our 75th anniversary in 2020, we hosted a series of interviews with young people who are making a difference through peacebuilding and nonviolence. These dedicated young people show tremendous leadership within and beyond the Pax Christi International movement. We hope you will enjoy getting to know them. Bianca Pabotoy, Philippines Elena Rother,

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