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Catholic Relief Services, the official relief and development organization of the United States Conference of Catholic Bishops, has a website that offers tools with which to promote justice and peace.

Caritas Internationalis, the international confederation of Catholic relief and development organizations, has a web-based tool that covers negotiation, non-violence and integration.

Catholics Building Peace: Tools, Materials and Strategies from Around the World, written by Mary Ann Cejka, is a report based on CPN’s First International Conference, hosted by the Kroc Institute for International Peace Studies, University of Notre Dame, May 17-19, 2004.

Mennonite Central Committee has developed a mediation and facilitation manual.

Marci Moberg of the Office of Conflict Management and Mitigation at USAID is creating a religion and conflict toolkit.

John Paul Lederach, Reina Neufeldt, and Hal Culbertson developed “Reflective Peacebuilding: A Planning, Monitoring and Learning Toolkit” as part of a learning alliance between Catholic Relief Services and the Kroc Institute for International Peace Studies, University of Notre Dame. It is available as a PDF document or as an HTML file.

United States Institute of Peace offers an online certificate course in interfaith conflict resolution.