The Catholic Peace Community of Rome welcomes the episcopal appointment of one of its own

Rome – Advocates of social justice for religious orders around the world praise Pope Francis’ unusual appointment of a diocesan bishop to their ranks, saying the choice underscores the importance of their work and ministry. Divine Word Missionary Fr. Paul Daisuke Narui, who has served in Rome since 2015 as …

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Brockton Churches Hold Synchronized Prayer Events for Peace and Justice

BROCKTON – Believers in Brockton pray for peace and equality in the face of police abuse and racial injustice. But it will take more than prayer, said a church leader. “Prayer is a beginning that lays the proper foundation for the work that needs to be done,” said Reverend Manny …

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Peace education in Iraq: laying the foundations for sustainable development [EN/AR] – Iraq

Basra, March 14, 2019 – Strengthen the capacity of universities across Iraq to contribute to the achievement of SDG 16: Peace, justice and strong institutions, UNDP Iraq, national NGO, Iraq Al-Amal and UNESCO Chair in Peace Studies at the University of Innsbruck, has jointly launched a new national program – …

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Peace Education – The VOICE

Youth explore appreciating differences at the Peace Ed Diversity Leaders Camp. THEliving in a nation that feels more and more divided every day can have an emotional impact on all of us. But bright spots in this tumultuous time exist in our community. The Peace Education Program is one of …

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Development and security are based on peace, justice and inclusion – World

by Diana Quick A statement shared by peacebuilding organizations International Day of Peace, September 21, 2018 ChildFund is one of dozens of international and national peacebuilding organizations that have come together to publish a statement on the occasion of the International Day of Peace, September 21. The declaration, which precedes …

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AFSC Ends Ferguson Violence Begins with Peace Education / Public Information Service

ST. LOUIS – Many Missourians fear that more violence is inevitable, whether or not Ferguson Police Officer Darren Wilson is charged with the shooting death of Michael Brown. That’s why one group says giving today’s teens conflict resolution skills is the key to a calmer, more just society in the …

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Peace education transforms conflict and violence in Louisville

A network of young people and adults is transforming conflict and violence in our city. Peace Ed and our partners create islands of safety and respect where young people resolve their conflicts non-violently. Our network of trained adults in 88 schools and 67 community sites work on the streets and …

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Peace, Justice and Conflict Studies

House iconHomePeace Studies Peace, Justice and Conflict Studies (PJCS) is an interdisciplinary field of study that addresses issues of war, social oppression and violence, and the challenges of implement non-violent conflict resolution and social justice. The PJCS program serves to focus knowledge from various disciplines to converge on issues of …

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