PCUSA National Campaign to challenge our Nation’s Budget PrioritiesDespite the end of the Cold War in the 1990s, the U.S. has continued to operate out of the mentality that peace is assured through military might, the manufacturing of weapons, and investment in preparation for war. From prolonging the war in Ukraine to increasing fossil fuelContinue reading “Bread not Stones 2022 Campaign”
Category Archives: Nonviolence
John & Martina Linnehan Archives at UF Library
John and Martina Linnehan and the Florida Peace Movement Collection The archival material chronicling John and Martina’s involvement in the peace movement in Florida is housed at the PK Yonge Library of Florida History at the University of Florida. This information was relayed by James Cusick, UF archivist. Thank you to John Frank, who helpedContinue reading “John & Martina Linnehan Archives at UF Library”
Novena for Nuclear Disarmament
August 1 – 9, 2022 Created by two Pax Christi Maine members Our Holy Father, Pope Francis, spoke at the Peace Memorial in Hiroshima on Sunday, 24 November 2019: “In a single plea to God and to all men and women of good will, on behalf of all the victims of atomic bombings and experiments,Continue reading “Novena for Nuclear Disarmament”
PCF Letter to Florida Bishops re: Nuclear Disarmament
Pax Christi Florida sent the following letter to all of the Florida Bishops, urging them to join us in our prayer, study and action efforts to promote nuclear disarmament. A copy of “Living in the Light of Christ’s Peace”, a recent pastoral letter by Archbishop John C. Wester (Santa Fe) was included with each letter.Continue reading “PCF Letter to Florida Bishops re: Nuclear Disarmament”
Here’s a simple thing you can do right now to help stop nuclear war!
Here’s a very simple, easy thing you can do RIGHT NOW – or tonight or tomorrow – to help us move toward a day when nuclear war will no longer be a threat. It’s short, it’s easy, and it isn’t everything we’ll have to do, but it will be a step. Click on the link/buttonContinue reading “Here’s a simple thing you can do right now to help stop nuclear war!”
Nonviolence Training – Bystander Intervention Skills Saturday, May 14th, 11AM to 3:30PM (Eastern Time)The drumbeat of war has made our world community more tense, adding yet another layer of divisiveness and “Us vs. Them” thinking. As compassionate, concerned people of faith, we can do something. Meta Peace Teams, with Pax Christi USA, invites you toContinue reading “Nonviolence Training”
The Catholic Church: Centering Nonviolence?
Join us! Thursday, December 16, 7:00 p.m. EST for a presentation by author and global peace activist, Marie Dennis. She will address the topic, “The Catholic Church: Centering Nonviolence?” For many years, Pax Christi’s Catholic Nonviolence Initiative has appealed to the leadership of the Catholic Church to move Gospel nonviolence to the center of Church teaching onContinue reading “The Catholic Church: Centering Nonviolence?”