Choosing Peace: The Catholic Church Returns to Gospel Nonviolence

Choosing Peace

By Marie Dennis. Consists of contributions from Lisa Sowle Cahill, Terrence J. Rynne, John Dear, Ken Butigan, Rose Marie Berger, and Maria J. Stephan, among others who participated in the Peacemaking Conference held at the Vatican in 2016.  Together they advance the conversation about the practice of nonviolence in a violent world, Jesus and nonviolence, traditional Catholic teaching on nonviolence, and reflections on the future of Catholic teaching. It concludes with Pope Francis’s historic Message for World Peace Day in 2017. Read more.