In October 2021, Pope Francis initiated the Synod on Synodality, an extraordinary two-year listening process. Pax Christi International will send a strong message to the Synod that the Church we envision promotes nonviolence and just peace in every way. Take a few minutes to watch this video message from Marie Dennis, program chair of the
24 May 2022 — Pax Christi International sends prayers and warmest thoughts to our colleagues Rose Marie Berger, Eli McCarthy and Sr. Sheila Kinsey FCJM, members of the Catholic Nonviolence Initiative steering committee, and to the other members of the delegation of faith leaders currently visiting Ukraine at the invitation of the mayor of Kyiv.
In 2023, we will celebrate the 60th anniversary of the publication of Pacem in Terris, the foundational encyclical for peace work. In anticipation of next year’s anniversary, Pax Christi International and the JPIC Commission of UISG-USG held an online prayer service, particularly focused on Ukraine, on Monday 11 April. The webinar (in English) is available to