Thanks for Signing On!

Our full-page ad will appear in the Oct. 7 issue of theNational Catholic Reporter with more than 300 individual and organizational signatures. Watch for it!

Thanks to the enthusiastic response, we’ll also be able to carry your passion for peace to the U.S. bishops’ annual meeting in November.

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Resources for BDS Strategies

In December 2015, Pax Christi Metro DC-Baltimore (PCMDCB) began a discernment process related to the use of individual and collective nonviolent actions, including boycott, divestment, and sanctions (BDS) strategies, as a pathway towards realizing peace and justice in Israel-Palestine.

On this page you can browse our collection of BDS resources to date:

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Is the Just War Tradition Compatible with the New Testament?

Can anyone seriously imagine Jesus pulling out a sword and hacking and thrusting his way through the stone throwers? The notion that Christians can wage war as long as they kill with love for the enemy in their hearts is as foreign to the New Testament as it is to reason and experience.

Conflict Transformation: A Reflection

In order to retain one’s own wellness, a peacebuilder must also exercise self-care. Situations of conflict can be immensely stressful, so peacebuilders need to know when to step back and take some time for self-care.

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Prayer Service to End the Use of Lethal Drones

This prayer service was prepared by Art Laffin of the Dorothy Day Catholic Worker in Washington, D.C. It is a revised version of a service offered at the White House on May 4, 2012 and can be adapted for a nonviolent public witness or worship setting.

Appeal from Hiroshima

The use of nuclear weapons is a crime against humanity. Nuclear weapons should be banned and eliminated without delay. Now is the time for us to join hands with citizens, local and national governments and the United Nations to open the door to a world without nuclear weapons.

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