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Peace and Conflict

Nonviolence and Just Peace: Contributing to the Catholic Understanding of and Commitment to Nonviolence , by: Judy Coode

Creative Voice Judy Coode, freelance writer and former Pax Christi USA National Council Chair, shares a reflection on the conference “Nonviolence and Just Peace: Contributing to the Catholic Underst...more

Quiz: Refugees and Internally Displaced Persons

This short true/false quiz on refugees and Internally Displaced Persons (IDPs) has been revised with updated statistics. Copyright © 2004-2016, Education for Justice, a project of Center of Conc...more

Pax Christi International Calls for an End of Escalating Violence in Israel & Palestine , by: Pax Christi International

This press release by Pax Christi International summarizes the escalating violence between Israel and Palestine and includes reflection questions for group discussion. Copyright © 2015, Pax Christi I...more

American Veteran: Brian Willson Pays a Price for Peace (July 4) , by: Dianna Ortiz, O.S.U.

This resource recounts the story of Brian Willson, who was converted to peacemaking when he was a soldier in Vietnam and recognized the humanity of the people he was sent to kill. Reflection questions...more

Gustavo Gutiérrez: Father of Liberation Theology

Learn more about Gustavo Gutiérrez, O.P., a Peruvian theologian who has contributed so much to our understanding of the option for the poor and its expression in Liberation Theology. Copyright © 201...more

Film Discussion Guide: The Diary of Anne Frank

This film brings to life the writings of Anne Frank and her time in hiding in Amsterdam during World War II and the advance of Nazism in Europe. Anne Frank, born on June 12, 1929, braved unspeakable h...more

Film Discussion Guide: The Conscientious Objector

Appropriate for International Conscientious Objector’s Day, May 15, "The Conscientious Objector" is based on the life of Desmond Doss, a U.S. Army medic who was the first conscientious objector to b...more

Catholic Social Thought and Justice & Peace , by: Fred Kammer, S.J.

Fr. Fred Kammer, S.J., reflects on issues that call for a response from Catholic Social Thought. He highlights the growing crisis of economic inequality and explores the Catholic traditions of both no...more

A Prayer for an End to Violence, War, and Senseless Death , by: James E. Hug, S.J.

In a time of violence around the world, James E. Hug, S.J., invites us to pray for peace and for the embrace of God’s love, especially for all those who suffer in conflicts. Copyright © 2014-2016, ...more

Prayer for World Day of Peace (January 1) , by: Jane Deren, Ph.D.

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