Category: Catholic Nonviolence Initiative

Fiji Catholic Church urges nonviolent approaches to resolving conflicts

Archbishop Peter Loy Chong, Archbishop of Suva, Fiji, Pacific, has released a heartfelt statement addressing the ongoing conflict in Israel and Hamas. The statement, which aligns with Pope Francis’ stance that “war is always a defeat” and a detriment to human unity, calls upon the leaders of countries at war to cease hostilities and embrace

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The violence and grief are overwhelming – Marie Dennis for the National Catholic Reporter

Marie Dennis (Senior Program Director of the Catholic Nonviolence Initiative) has written a thought-provoking reflection for the National Catholic Reporter. In her article, Marie Dennis delves deep into the Holy Land’s tragic situation, with a strong emphasis on the transformative power of nonviolence. “We are called to support nonviolent steps toward a just peace in

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Cardinal Bo: “Our Mission As Active Nonviolence”

Cardinal Charles Maung Bo, Archbishop of Yangon, Myanmar, and President of the Federation of Asian Bishops’ Conference (FABC), has just submitted a profound statement to the Secretariat of the Synod on Synodality. The Synod on Synodality, concluding its first year on October 29, 2023, is a crucial step in shaping the future of the Catholic

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