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 together with webinars, study guides and news of the CNI project.
NEW Backgrounders on progress of Catholic Nonviolence Initiative
- 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
RELATED ARTICLES AND INTERVIEWS
- View here a short video on Choosing Peace: book on the Catholic Nonviolence Initiative
- Pope Francis carries on the nonviolence legacy of Martin Luther King Jnr by Luke Hanson sj, America, April 2018
- Promoting nonviolence: Vatican Radio Interview with Marie Dennis, Pax Christi Co-President and Judy Coode, CNI coordinator March 2018
- The Year of Nonviolence or Nonexistence – reflection from Fr John Dear, January 2018
- Rome conference on Nonviolence and JustPeace: Pax Christi reports on this gathering, September 2016
- Message to Rome conference from Pope Francis, 11 April 2016
- Interview with Vatican Radio, Marie Dennis, Co-President of Pax Christi, 12 April 2016
- Peacemaking is a transformation of the imagination. National Catholic Reporter: 9 May 2016
- Rediscovering nonviolence in the Vatican. Transformation website: 2 May 2016
- What happens when you replace Just War with Just Peace? Article by Maria Stephan, May 2016