Catholic Peacebuilding Network

Enhancing the study and practice of Catholic peacebuilding

The Role of Base Ecclésial Communities

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The development of Base Christian Communities in Latin America has yielded pastoral innovation in other parts of the world. In India, Base Human Communties, comprised of Buddhists, Christians, Hindus, and Muslims were formed in the Diocese of Mumbai. In Africa, Base Ecclésial Communities have been created that focus on reconciliation. See Base Ecclésial Communities (BECs) as spaces of Peace and Reconciliation.