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Nonviolence in action

Jesus nonviolence-101-word-cloud-4We have a commitment to spreading an understanding of Gospel nonviolence. On these pages we offer a range of  resources,  stories and tools that illustrate what we mean by nonviolence.

  • Our  In Direction of Nonviolence programme describes the workshops and resources that  will help us move  from a  culture addicted to war and violence to a culture where our first choice is peace and nonviolence. We are also a member of the Catholic Nonviolence Initiative 
  • Our shop carries a range of publications of all kinds on the practice and spirituality  of nonviolence



The Catholic Church revitalising the tools of nonviolence.  Article by Pat Gaffney, PeaceNews, October 2018 

The Power of Nonviolence: Article by Pat Gaffney, PeaceNews ,October 2018 

Pax Christi International Position and Advocacy paper on nonviolence, May 2018








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Catholic Nonviolence Initiative

The Catholic Nonviolence Initiative is a project of Pax Christi International which began out of a Conference co-hosted with the Vatican in Rome in 2016.  The Conference produced Appeal to the Catholic Church to Re-Commit to the Centrality of Gospel Nonviolence.   Since then the project has grown. The website carries a wealth of  on nonviolence and just peace …

Educational Resources for Nonviolence

FILMS, VIDEOS AND VISUALS Film introducing the Catholic Nonviolence Initiatives, Choosing Peace The secret of nonviolent resistance: Jamila Raqib, Executive Director of the Albert Einstein Institution, colleague of Gene Sharp give TED talk Nonviolence of Jesus  a Pax Christi PowerPoint Presentation  based on Matt 5: 38-41 interpreted by Walter Wink. A Christian Response to Conflict a Pax …