Nonviolence underpins every aspect of Pope Francis’s Laudato Si’ Action Plan

by Joseph Nangle, OFMPax Christi USA Ambassador of Peace British writer and journalist, Austen Ivereigh, who collaborated with Pope Francis last year on the Holy Father’s book, Let Us Dream, wrote an insightful postscript to their work. Calling Francis “the world’s spiritual director”, Ivereigh describes the Pope’s state of mind as he agreed to the … Continue reading Nonviolence underpins every aspect of Pope Francis’s Laudato Si’ Action Plan

The evolution of warfare raises dilemmas that challenge us to retain our humanity

by Paul LansuPax Christi International Board Member War raises fundamental questions about what it is to be human and about the essence of human society. Does war bring out the bestial side of human nature or the best? Do changes in society bring new types of war or does war drive change in society? Wars … Continue reading The evolution of warfare raises dilemmas that challenge us to retain our humanity