From cellphones to computers to life-saving medical technologies, the day-to-day lives of people across the globe are intertwined with materials produced by the global mining industry. A new book by the Catholic Peacebuilding Network (CPN) makes the case that the Catholic community can make a distinctive contribution by addressing mining issues through the lens of peacebuilding. Considerable work has been done on mining and development ethics, environmental ethics and corporate social responsibility, but little has been done to integrate this work, relate it to the practices of the Catholic community in conflict zones, and consider it from a Catholic peacebuilding perspective.…
A new episode The Kroc Cast: Peace Studies Conversation featuring a conversation with PhD student Sean Raming and Nickolas Roth, director of the Stimson Center’s Nuclear Security Program and International Nuclear Security Forum.
Statement from the South Sudan Council of Churches marking the tenth anniversary of the nation's independence.
[C]onflicts have rendered our first ten years of independence 'a wasted decade.'
Former Secretary of State George Shultz, leader on nuclear disarmament, passed away February 6.
Cardinal Charles Bo of Yangon, Myanmar has issued a statement on the recent military coup in the country. Cardinal Bo has been a leading voice for peace for many years, and his message is an important one at this fragile time for the people of Myanmar.
Recording of our webinar "Catholic Peacebuilding in the DRC: Challenges, Opportunities, and Lessons for Sub-Saharan Africa" is now available. Translated French subtitles are available in the video settings.
Catholic groups in the Philiipines fear the new proposed anti-terrorism law will lead to grave human rights problems and state violence and impunity.