Catholic Peacebuilding Network

Enhancing the study and practice of Catholic peacebuilding

Remarks from New Challenges for Catholic Peacebuilding

Catholic leaders from some of the world’s worst conflict zones gathered at the Pontifical Council for Justice and Peace in Rome on May 29th and 30th to discuss ways to make peace. Nigeria, Lebanon, Sri Lanka, Uganda, Somalia, Peru, Colombia and the Democratic Republic of the Congo were among the 22 countries represented in a seminar, “New Challenges for Catholic Peacebuilding.”

Below are remarks from several conference participants:

Fr. Robert Schreiter, C.PP.S. English French

Fr. Jozef Niewiadomski English French

Dr. Maryann Cusimano Love English French

Msgr. Hector Fabio Henao English French

Bp. Matthew Hassan Kukah English French

Dr. Scott Appleby English

Cardinal Turkson’s Conclusion