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Repairing our Common Home

Letter from Assisi: Repairing Our Common Home

by Ryan Hall // Campaign Nonviolence

I am writing from Assisi, the city of St. Francis, just days after his namesake Pope Francis issued “Laudito Si’: On the Care of Our Common Home,” the Vatican’s historic encyclical on the environment… read more

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Nonviolence, the Response to the Charleston Killings

by Ryan Hall // Campaign Nonviolence

By Rev. John Dear. Like millions of others, I’m grieving the death of the nine church folk killed in the unthinkable massacre inside Charleston’s Emanuel AME Church on Wednesday night. My heart goes out to the families and friends of the dead, and the church members, and I offer all my condolences, prayers, blessings and love. read more

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Housing rights in Rochester NY

Fighting for Housing Rights in Rochester, NY

by Ryan Hall // Campaign Nonviolence

The following article was written by George Payne with Gandhi Earth Keepers International, a Campaign Nonviolence Endorsing Organization. Several housing rights organizations led by Take Back the Land launched an Eviction Watch rally and daily vigil at Joe Woods’ House in … read more

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Thomas Mertons call for peace

Thomas Merton’s Call for Peace

by Ryan Hall // Campaign Nonviolence

By John Dear // This article was also published on the Huffington Post. This weekend five hundred of us are gathering in Louisville, Kentucky, to celebrate the one hundredth birthday this year of Thomas Merton, one of the great peacemakers … read more

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Everyone Has to Practice Nonviolence Now

Everyone Has to Practice Nonviolence Now

by Ryan Hall // Campaign Nonviolence

The following article by John Dear was published on the front page of the Huffington Post on May 12. By Rev. John Dear  The death of unarmed Freddie Gray in police custody and the subsequent riots in Baltimore demonstrate the … read more

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Watch and Join the Online CNV Skill-Building Webinar!

by Ryan Hall // Campaign Nonviolence

On Thursday May 12th, we held the first session of our Campaign Nonviolence Webinar! The next sessions are May 19th and 26th.  If you have not registered yet, click here. To watch the first session on May 12th on Youtube, click here. In … read more

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Oscar Romero reflection by John Dear

Honoring Oscar Romero of El Salvador

by Ryan Hall // Pace e Bene

By Rev. John Dear This past week, I was in El Salvador to join the national celebration on Saturday, May 23rd, for the beatification ceremony of Archbishop Oscar Romero, the great peacemaker who was shot dead while saying Mass and … read more

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Dancing in the nuclear age

Dancing and praying in the nuclear age

by Ryan Hall // Pace e Bene

The following article was written by Sr. Martha Ann Kirk and posted here with her permission. The above photo shows  “Precious Lord, Take My Hand” being danced by Sr. Martha Ann Kirk, Rev. Jacqueline Duhar, and Carla De Sola, who … read more

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Pace e Bene Australia News April 2015

by Ryan Hall // Pace e Bene

Pace e Bene Australia has a lot going on these days.  They have been holding a Nonviolent Leadership Program for the past few years and are now working on a project in South Africa to hold Engage study groups!  That’s … read more

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