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Campaign Nonviolence: Call Recap

Each month, Campaign Nonviolence (CNV) hosts a National Conference Call to build community and share ideas for participating in CNV’s upcoming Action Week in September. April’s call was held yesterday. Moderated by activist/author Rivera Sun, the 60-min conversation packed in plenty of inspiration and take-action tips. At the start of the call, Ken Butigan (Pace… read more

Gandhi’s Daily Scripture Readings for Peace

By John Dear, S.J.   Gandhi leads a prayer meeting. When writer Louis Fischer visited Gandhi’s ashram in 1942, he noticed a picture of Jesus on the wall — the only wall decoration around — with the caption, “He is our peace.” “But you are not a Christian,” he said to Gandhi. “I am a… read more