A commission of Catholic bishops has called on the European Union to more actively promote peace and reconciliation to ease tensions and conflicts on country borders.
Making a Difference: The U.S. government and international community need to invest not in weapons, but in training and research on nonviolent resistance strategies.
At the Intersection: The problem with peace is that too often in war, the idea of peace is, "My side wins." We have to be smarter than that.
NCR Today: Jesuit Fr. Daniel Berrigan undoubtedly played a role in moving the Catholic church to a more active witness for peace and justice.
NCR Editorial: We hope that the people of God consider a new view of peacemaking and nonviolence as essential to their lives as Catholic Christians.
Making a Difference: A monumental conference held in Rome sought to deepen the church's commitment to nonviolence, a very personal subject for me.
NCR Today: In the wake of terrorism in Brussels, how do we remove the nail -- the shrapnel of human enmity deep at the heart of our warring societies?
Even during bombings, Vatican ambassadors stay put, risking their lives while working to end what Pope Francis has termed a "piecemeal" World War III, said Archbishop Gallagher.
Editorial: The United States has become accomplished at destruction on a massive scale. We've yet to show anywhere near the same level of skill at putting things back together.
Many Catholics in north Minneapolis know the conversations about race and justice precipitated by Jamar Clark's death have to continue. They say the path to peace starts with listening.