Catholic Peacebuilding Network

Enhancing the study and practice of Catholic peacebuilding

Theology of Peace in Central Africa

African Bishop

The Pastoral Letter of John Cardinal Njue, Archbishop of Nairobi, offers a message of reconciliation following Kenya’s post-election violence. It was issued on February 6 (Ash Wednesday), 2008. A theological analysis of this letter, Be Reconciled to God (2 Cor 5:20d): Demoting Violence and Promoting Peace, was written by Jean-Claude Loba-Mkole, OP, Hekima College, Nairobi.

CPN held a conference in Bujumbura, Burundi from July 24-28, 2006, where these papers were presented on Linking Theology, Ethics and Praxis: A Synthesis:

Scott Appleby, Director, Kroc Institute for International Peace Studies, University of Notre Dame, Theological Reflection on Reconciliation and Peacebuilding.

Lisa Cahill, Professor of Theology, Boston College, Toward a Theology of Reconciliation.