A Pilgrim People: Becoming a Catholic Peace Church

A Pilgrim People

By Gerald Schlabach. Explores how the current trend in Catholic social teaching toward a commitment to active nonviolence will need to take shape. Argues that globalization is an invitation to recognize what was always supposed to be true in Catholic ecclesiology: Christ gives Christians an identity that crosses borders. Reminds readers that to become a truly catholic global peace church in which peacemaking is church-wide and parish-deep, Catholics need to recognize that they have always properly been a diaspora people with an identity that transcends tribe and nation-state. Read more.