Pax Christi International

In 2017, help us raise awareness around nonviolence as a force that is changing our world #ThisIsNonviolence

Sign the petition asking the EU to suspend economic relations with Israel as response to move to legalise settlements

Pax Christi International releases new statement calling for a renewed peace process for Israel and Palestine

Pax Christi International hires new Africa Regional Coordinator

Nonviolence in Africa: Creating a Future of Hope

Hundreds of U.S. Catholic leaders sign letter to President Trump in support of abolishing nuclear weapons


Colombia: Citizen participation aimed at influencing the Government-ELN dialogue on the National Peace Pact

Prior to the the National Government and the National Liberation Army (ELN) formally beginning public talks on February 7, Red Nacional de Iniciativas Ciudadanas por la Paz y contra la Guerra (REDEPAZ) planned to hold a series of local meetings on Saturday, February 4, 2017...

Kenya: Nonviolence as a tool for empowering warring communities to be agents of their own change

For the last five years I have met participants who were born, lived, married, and are now aging, in war. Most of them have been in and out of refugee camps...

USA: Pax Christi USA and other U.S. Catholic leaders send letter on nuclear weapons to President Trump

In January, hundreds of U.S. Catholic leaders sent a letter to President Trump in support of policies which lead to the abolition of nuclear weapons. The letter cited the efforts of the Holy See to promote abolition and strongly stated opposition to efforts aimed at modernising the U.S. nuclear arsenal...

South Sudan: Holy Trinity Peace Village peace team looks for solutions to raids, revenge

Following raids, HTPV peace team explores with county authorities ways and means to work collaboratively in search of responding to the situation and to avoid counter-revenge...

Palestine: Women march for freedom of movement, against settler violence

Women in the village of At-Tuwani, in the South Hebron Hills, led a demonstration recently under the slogan, "Women for Freedom of Movement"...

Northern Ireland: Nobel Peace Laureate says "nonviolence is the path to human security"

I come from Northern Ireland and lived throughout the ‘troubles’ in the city of Belfast, in an area deeply immersed in a violent ethnic/political conflict for over 30 years. The ‘troubles’ started in 1969 and in the ensuing thirty years over 3,500 people were killed and thousands injured...