Bishop Anthony Taylor: Just Peace – World conflicts need to be resolved nonviolently

by Bishop Anthony B. TaylorThe Arkansas Catholic Bishop Anthony B. Taylor of the Diocese of Little Rock wrote this column in observance of the United Nations International Day of Nonviolence Oct. 2. Since the time of St. Augustine, the Catholic Church has used the Just War theory to help discern when and how force might … Continue reading Bishop Anthony Taylor: Just Peace – World conflicts need to be resolved nonviolently

REFLECTION: Vatican conference urges church to abandon “just war” theory

by Tony Magliano On the night before his execution, Jesus said to his disciples, “Peace I leave with you; my peace I give to you. Not as the world gives do I give it to you” (John 14:27). Facing a horrible violent death, Jesus taught the first leaders of his church to respond to violence … Continue reading REFLECTION: Vatican conference urges church to abandon “just war” theory