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Sign On Now: Tell Our Bishops to Preach Peace

We plan to run a full-page ad in the National Catholic Reporter shortly before the U.S. bishops’ annual meeting in November. We need $20 for each individual signature and $30 for each organization. If you give a little extra, we’ll break even faster. You can contribute online before August 30 or by mail before August 26.

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Resources for BDS Strategies

In December 2015, Pax Christi Metro DC-Baltimore (PCMDCB) began a discernment process related to the use of individual and collective nonviolent actions, including boycott, divestment, and sanctions (BDS) strategies, as a pathway towards realizing peace and justice in Israel-Palestine.

On this page you can browse our collection of BDS resources to date:

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Highlights

Conflict Transformation: A Reflection

In order to retain one’s own wellness, a peacebuilder must also exercise self-care. Situations of conflict can be immensely stressful, so peacebuilders need to know when to step back and take some time for self-care.

How Thomas Merton and Dorothy Day Inspired the Catholic Peace Movement – Part 2: The Prophetic Witness of Dorothy Day

Dorothy Day’s winding path toward becoming a believer and eventual social justice icon within the Catholic Church inspires many in the Catholic Peace Movement.

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Appeal from Hiroshima

The use of nuclear weapons is a crime against humanity. Nuclear weapons should be banned and eliminated without delay. Now is the time for us to join hands with citizens, local and national governments and the United Nations to open the door to a world without nuclear weapons.

Blessed Offerings: A Quilt for Catholic Women

The following is a meditation from long-time Pax Christi member, Eileen Melia of Arlington, Virginia. A request from the Women’s Ordination Conference (WOC) and listening to the Spirit led to the creation of this quilt which I’ve named “Blessed Offerings.” Making this quilt has given me great joy! My mind, heart, and soul believe that […]

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