UK: Reclaiming Gospel Nonviolence conference in Scotland includes special opportunity for young people
from the Scottish Catholic Observer
Justice and Peace Scotland are running an exciting new competition for young people to win a place at their upcoming non-violence conference.
‘Reclaiming Gospel Nonviolence’ will take place at St Mary’s Monastery in Kinnoull, Perth from July 14-16 this year, and will look at how the theme of non-violence is central to Christianity.
The conference will include workshops and discussion on how Scotland can make Gospel non-violence a living reality for the individual, society and the Church.
The conference will also feature guest speakers, including Fr John Dear, a writer and activist who has worked in the field of non-violence and was part of the 2016 conference on nonviolence in Rome; Lucas Johnson, the general secretary of the International Fellowship of Reconciliation; and Pat Gaffney from Pax Christi in the UK, who will hold a meeting for Pax Christi members during the conference...