Addressing the violence inherent in consumerism

by Joseph Nangle, OFMPax Christi USA Ambassador of Peace The organizing principle of the Catholic Nonviolence Initiative (CNI) is: “Nonviolence is a theological and practical framework which cuts across … many forms of violence.” (Advancing Nonviolence and Just Peace in the Church and the World, 11-12) During these weeks, this column is commenting on several … Continue reading Addressing the violence inherent in consumerism

Nonviolence as an antidote to the destruction of “our common home”

by Joseph Nangle, OFMPax Christi USA Ambassador of Peace The convictions of the Catholic Nonviolence Initiative (CNI) in a few short years have gained acceptance throughout the Catholic world and beyond. Over the next several weeks this column will concentrate on what the CNI is promoting: the growing conviction among scholars, practitioners of peace and … Continue reading Nonviolence as an antidote to the destruction of “our common home”