Category: Advocacy

Empowering New Generations for Active Nonviolence

“Active nonviolence happens when peaceful means are used to promote one’s ideas, fight injustice or resist aggression. It happens when respect for one’s adversary is preached. It happens when one advocates for a struggle that does not undermine the integrity … of one’s opponent.” — A young participant in the Kinshasa training, Democratic Republic of

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Faith leaders, peace practitioners deepen Church’s commitment to nonviolence and peace

* UPDATE: The final conference statement and other resources were added to this page on 29 July 2019. Scroll down below for links. *** FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE *** Click here for a PDF version of this press release. Vatican City – On 4-5 April, the Vatican’s Dicastery for Promoting Integral Human Development and Pax Christi International’s Catholic

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