Ukraine shows we must reject the possibility that war can be just

by Marie Dennis, Pax Christi Internationalin National Catholic Reporter Slowly emerging from the heartbreak of death, destruction and massive displacement caused by Russia's illegal invasion of Ukraine are the inspiring demonstration of diverse nonviolent strategies that are upending the logic of war, and the recognition that if we are to avoid World War III, de-escalation, … Continue reading Ukraine shows we must reject the possibility that war can be just

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