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Sign On Now: Tell Our Bishops to Preach Peace

We plan to run a full-page ad in the National Catholic Reporter shortly before the U.S. bishops’ annual meeting in November. We need $20 for each individual signature and $30 for each organization. If you give a little extra, we’ll break even faster. You can contribute online before August 30 or by mail before August 26.

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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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Highlights

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.

How Thomas Merton and Dorothy Day Inspired the Catholic Peace Movement – Part 2: The Prophetic Witness of Dorothy Day

Dorothy Day’s winding path toward becoming a believer and eventual social justice icon within the Catholic Church inspires many in the Catholic Peace Movement.

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The Nicene Creed and Christian Nonviolence

To human appearances, Jesus and his mission were a failure. His way of nonviolent love of friends and enemies was shown to be ineffective and unrealistic. His friends abandoned and betrayed him; and his enemies tortured, mocked, and killed him. But we know that’s not the end of the story.

The Muslim, Jewish, Christian Prayer for Peace

O God, you are the source of life and peace. Praised be your name forever. We know it is you who turn our minds to thoughts of peace. Hear our prayer in this time of war. Your power changes hearts. Muslims, Christians, and Jews remember, and profoundly affirm, that they are followers of the one […]

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