"Glimmers of Hope for Peace in South Sudan: The Role of Sant'Egidio in Peace Processes"
Online Webinar
November 11, 2021

"Religious Peacebuilding Amidst Polarization: A US-Northern Ireland Dialogue"
Online Webinar
November 2, 2021

The Kroc Cast: Peace Studies Conversations, "A Conversaton with Nikolas Roth of the Stimson Center"
October 12, 2021

Sean Raming, current Kroc Institute Ph.D. in Peace Studies and History, talks with Nickolas Roth, director of the Stimson Center’s Nuclear Security Program and International Nuclear Security Forum, about current conversations about nuclear weapons, deterrence, disarmament, and arms control.

"The Peace Dimensions of Fratelli Tutti"
Online Webinar
March 4, 2021

The Kroc Cast: Peace Studies Conversations, "Global Interreligious Peacebuilding"
October 30, 2020

Professor Atalia Omer moderates a conversation highlighting the successes and challenges of interreligious peacebuilding around the world. Guests include Nell Bolton, a 2003 graduate of the Kroc Institute’s Master’s program who now works as the Senior Technical Advisor for Justice and Peacebuilding with Catholic Relief Services; Rashied Omar, a 2001 Master’s alumni and Research Scholar of Islamic Studies and Peacebuilding here at Notre Dame; and Hippolyt Pul, Executive Director at the Institute of Peace and Development in Ghana. This episode was recorded at the November 2019 Building Sustainable Peace conference.

"New START: Catholic-Evangelical Dialogue on Nuclear Disarmament"
Online Webinar
October 21, 2020

"Are Nuclear Weapons an Absolute Evil?"
Online Webinar
October, 5, 2020

"Catholics Commemorate 75 Years after Hiroshima and Nagasaki"
August 3, 2020

"Catholic Peacebuilding in the DRC: Challenges, Opportunities, and Lessons for Sub-Saharan Africa"
Online Webinar
July 8, 2020

The Kroc Cast: Peace Studies Conversations, "The Peace Process and the Pandemic in South Sudan"
June 26, 2020

This episode focuses on the way the COVID-19 pandemic is affecting the peace process in the world’s youngest nation, South Sudan, and the role of the Catholic community in that process. A conversation between Former Ambassador Susan Page, Fr. James Oyet Latansio, and Andrea Bartoli, produced in partnership with the Catholic Peacebuilding Network.

The Kroc Cast: Peace Studies Conversations, "The Pandemic and Peacebuilding: Lessons from Sub-Saharan Africa"
May 1, 2020

Kroc Institute Associate Professor of the Practice of Conflict Transformation and Peacebuilding David Anderson Hooker, talks with Catholic Peacebuilding Network partners Jean-Baptiste Talla, Nell Bolten, and Fr. Rigobert Minani about the current coronavirus pandemic and its impact on peacebuilding in Sub-Saharan Africa.

The Kroc Cast: Peace Studies Conversations, "Teaching Peace in Active and Post-Conflict Zones"
March 2, 2020

George Lopez talks with three other scholar-practitioners about how to teach peace studies in areas where there is active conflict or where conflict has just ended. This episode’s guests include Kroc Institute Visiting Research Fellow Josefina Echavarría Alvarez, Fr. Elias Omondi Opongo, Director of the Hekima Institute of Peace Studies and International Relations, and Fr. Matthew Pagan,Vice-Chancellor of the Catholic University of South Sudan. 

The Global Pathways Podcast with Ray Offenheiser, "Rethinking the role of the Extractive Industries with Peter Bryant of the Development Partner Institute"
February 14, 2020

Episode Five continues the discussion with the Catholic Peacebuilding Network on the extractive industries. Ray Offenheiser speaks with Peter Bryant – Chair and Co-Founder of the Development Partner Institute – and discusses how the Extractive Industries are rethinking their role in society.

The Global Pathways Podcast with Ray Offenheiser, "Activism in the Extractive Industries with Ian Gary of Oxfam America"
February 13, 2020

Ian Gary – Director of Power and Money at Oxfam America – talks with Ray Offenheiser and discusses the ethics and activism in the extractive industries. This episode is a recording of Offenheiser’s conversation with Gary as part of a two-part, live webinar hosted in partnership with the Catholic Peacebuilding Network.

"The Pope and the Bomb: Beyond Deterrence"
Georgetown University, Berkley Center for Religion, Peace and World Affairs
January 31, 2020

Archbishop Silvano Tomasi, "Pope Francis' Vision of Peace: Disarmament, Development, and Inclusiveness in the Catholic Conception of Just Peace"
Georgetown University, Berkley Center for Religion, Peace and World Affairs
January 30, 2020

The Kroc Cast: Peace Studies Conversations, "The 2019 Nobel Peace Prize, Prime Minister Abiy Ahmed, and Ethiopian Peacebuilding"
December 13, 2019

Kroc Institute Communications Program Director, Hannah Heinzekehr, talks with Peter Wallensteen, the Richard G. Starmann Sr. Research Professor Emeritus of Peace Studies, and Kroc Institute Visiting fellow Abba Hagos Hayish Fessuh about the recent awarding of the 2019 Nobel Peace Prize to Ethiopian Prime Minister Dr. Abiy Ahmed. They also discuss the history and current realities of the conflict at the Ethiopian and Eritrean border and challenges and opportunities facing peacebuilders in Ethiopia.

The Kroc Cast: Peace Studies Conversations, "The 25th Anniversary of the Genocide in Rwanda and Healing Traumatic Memories"
December 6, 2019

Notre Dame Professor of Theology and Peace Studies Fr. Emmanuel Katongole and Fr. Jean Baptiste Mvukiyehe discuss the genocide in Rwanda on its twenty-fifth anniversary, the process of healing from traumatic memories, and more. This episode is one of many conversations recorded during the Kroc Institute’s Building Sustainable Peace Conference in November 2019.

The Kroc Cast: Peace Studies Conversations, "Nuclear Disarmament and Pope Francis' Visit to Japan"
November 21, 2019

Kroc Institute Director of Catholic Peacebuilding Studies Jerry Powers sits down to talk with Professor Maryann Cusimano Love and Professor Tobias Winright about nuclear disarmament, the Catholic church, and what to expect during Pope Francis’ upcoming visit to Tokyo, Hiroshima, and Nagasaki in Japan from November 23 through 26.

Interviews from the Kroc Institute for International Peace Studies "Building Sustainable Peace Conference"
University of Notre Dame
November 7-10, 2019
Fr. Mathew Pagan, Vice-Chancellor, Catholic University of South Sudan


Marie Dennis, Senior Advisor to the Secretary General, Pax Christi International


Jean-Baptiste Talla, Regional Technical Advisor for Peacebuilding, Catholic Relief Services


Maryann Cusimano Love, Associate Professor of International Relations, Catholic University of America

"Catholic Peacebuilding and Mining: Integral Peace, Development, and Ecology"
University of Notre Dame, Kroc Institute for International Peace Studies
September 5, 2019

The Kroc Cast: Peace Studies Conversations, "The Past, Present, and Future of the Nuclear Disarmament Movement"
September 3, 2019

In our second episode, Kroc Institute Director of Catholic Peacebuilding Studies Jerry Powers sits down to talk with Dr. James Muller, co-founder of the Nobel Peace Prize winning organization International Physicians for the Prevention of Nuclear War, and Professor Emeritus George Lopez about the history, present, and future of the movement toward nuclear disarmament.

"Reconciliation and Peace in Colombia: Confidence-Building Developments and Continuing Challenges"
Permanent Observer Mission of the Holy See to the United Nations
February 2, 2018

"Reconciliation and Peace in Colombia: The Impact of the Visit of Pope Francis"
Permanent Observer Mission of the Holy See to the United Nations
October 20, 2017

Peacebuilder Interview Series
Catholic Relief Services
August, 2016

Maryann Cusimano Love, USA

Emmanuel Ntakarutimana, OP, Burundi

John Ashworth, South Sudan

Msgr. Héctor Fabio Henao, Colombia

Fr. Peter-John Pearson, South Africa

Fr. Roberto Layson, OMI, The Philippines

Marie Dennis, USA

Fr. Ferdinand Muhigirwa, SJ, Democratic Republic of Congo

Gerard F. Powers, USA