Nurturing Nonviolence – Towards a culture of peace

The statement from the April Pax Christi International /Catholic Nonviolence Initiative gathering in Rome held at the Dicastery for Promoting Integral Human Development :

In this kairos moment, we strongly urge the Church to bring nonviolence from the periphery of Catholic thought on war and peace to the center – to mainstream nonviolence as a spirituality, lifestyle, a program of societal action, and a universal ethic.

As we recommit ourselves to furthering Catholic understanding and practice of active nonviolence on the road to just peace, and challenged again by stories of hope and courage in these days together, we call on the Church we love:  Full text here .  You can read more on the progress of the CNI here 


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