News tagged "World Day of Peace"

Canada: Interfaith celebration of the 50th anniversary of the World Day of Peace with an inspirational message by Dr. Izzeldin Abuelaish, Palestinian physician, human rights and peace activist

On January 1, 2017, inspired by Pope Francis' message to make nonviolence our way of life, our member organization Pax Christi Toronto held an interfaith celebration where they listened and learned from the Canadian physician Dr. Izzeldin Abuelaish. His message is truly inspirational, read the report...

Portugal: Pax Christi Portugal creates resources on nonviolence in celebration of the 50th World Day of Peace

In order to contribute to the celebration of the World Day of Peace, Pax Christi Portugal produced the brochure "Active and creative nonviolence: ways to build peace. For the celebration of the 50th World Day of Peace "...

Press release: Pope calls for nonviolence in 2017 World Day of Peace message

Today in his message, “Nonviolence: A style of politics for peace,” for the 50th World Day of Peace, celebrated each year on 1 January, Pope Francis urges people everywhere to practice active nonviolence and notes that the “decisive and consistent practice of nonviolence has produced impressive results.”...

Cardinal Turkson: 'We do not stop war by starting another war'

Pope Francis is giving "very strong recognition" to a landmark conference held at the Vatican last spring that called on the global Catholic church to reject its long-held teachings on just war theory, Cardinal Peter Turkson has said...

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