The Catholic Nonviolence Initiative is a project of Pax Christi International that began in 2016.
- Appeal to Pope Francis created in July 2020 CNI to offer gratitude for his leadership during this time of the COVID crisis and our support for the teachings of Laudato Si’.
- Pax Christi International and its Catholic Nonviolence Initiative has been honoured to participate in the Vatican’s Covid-19 commission. Pax Christi International/CNI has contributed several essays on the theme of structural violences that have been exposed by Covid-19. Other essays will be posted as they become available. 2020
Advancing Nonviolence and Just Peace: in the Church and in the World. October 2020
- Short video introducing the book.
- Here is a section from the introduction setting out Catholic thought on nonviolence
- Buy the book, £20.50 plus p&p
Choosing Peace: the Catholic Church returns to Gospel Nonviolence. 2018
- View here a short video on Choosing Peace: book on the Catholic Nonviolence Initiative
- Study – reading guide produced by Pax Christi England and Wales
- Still rolling with the Catholic Nonviolence Initiative article Pat Gaffney, Peace News, December 2020
- Working in the Catholic Church to revitalise the tools of nonviolence. Article by Pat Gaffney, Peace News. October 2018
- 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
- 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