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Nonviolence days of action

21 Sept – 2 October

A project of the Catholic Nonviolence Initiative, these days of action invite communities, parishes, groups to celebrate nonviolence through liturgy, discussion and action.  Here you can see an update on the work of CNI.  We offer

See what is planned

Stories that celebrate and illustrate nonviolence 


Celebrate Nonviolence ! 

  • Leaflet with ideas of how you might do this.
  • 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.
  • Our shop carries a range of publications of all kinds on the practice and spirituality  of nonviolence



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Catholic Nonviolence Initiative

The Catholic Nonviolence Initiative is a project of Pax Christi International that began in 2016. Appeal to the Catholic Church to Re-Commit to the Centrality of Gospel Nonviolence.   2016 Statement from gathering / workshops in 2019  held in Rome at the Dicastery for the Promotion of Integral Human Development COVID 19 related work, contributing a range …

Educational Resources on Nonviolence

Making active nonviolence a way of life – study guide A 5 session discussion-reflection resource  for use as a family, group, parish, community Powerpoints to accompany the sessions (an additional, not essential resource) Study session 1   Cultivating nonviolence Study session 2   Seeing violence in our world Study session 3   Discerning and judging Study session 4  …