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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.

We offer

A framework of resources  and suggestions for you to ‘pick and mix’ the events  or opportunities that most suit your community.

Multi-language vow of nonviolence   for you to reflect on and use in an act of commitment on 2 October

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. The Catholic Nonviolence Initiative   is a project of Pax Christi engaging the church in renewing its commitment to Gospel nonviolence

Websites celebrating active nonviolence



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Catholic Nonviolence Initiative

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