Catholic Peacebuilding Network

Enhancing the study and practice of Catholic peacebuilding

Why CPN?

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Catholic peacebuilding employs the theology, institutional relationships, and spiritual strength provided through the Catholic Church to bring greater justice and peace in the world. It involves both clergy and laity. As a Catholic network, CPN believes that authentic and effective peacebuilding involves dialogue and collaboration with those of other religious traditions and all those committed to building a more just and peaceful world.


Burundi Bishops’ Latest Statement: Justice Will Produce Peace

The Conference of Catholic Bishops of Burundi released a four-page message on September 16, 2015, which was to be read in all parishes the following Sunday.

Read the statement, entitled, “Appeal to Burundians to build together a bright future for their country: ‘Justice will produce peace, and the law, perpetual security’ (Is 32:17).”

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