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Catholic Peacebuilding in the DRC
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.
The 75th Anniversary of Hiroshima and Nagasaki
Webinar: Catholic Peacebuilding in the DRC
Catholic Peacebuildin the DRC: Challenges, Opportunities, and Lessons for Sub-Saharan Africa. July 8, 10:30 EDT / 14:30 UTC. Registration required.
New Anti-Terrorism Law in the Philippines
Catholic groups in the Philiipines fear the new proposed anti-terrorism law will lead to grave human rights problems and state violence and impunity.
Peace Accords Matrix Fourth Report on Colombian Peace Accord
Live virtual launch of the Fourth Comprehensive Report on the Colombian Peace Accord from the Kroc Institute's Peace Accords Matrix Barometer Initiative. June 16 at noon (EDT) in Spanish, June 17 at noon (EDT) in English. Registration required.
Bishops in Burundi note election irregularities
After May 20 elections, the Catholic bishops of Burundi decry voting irregularties and urge peace.
Cardinal Onaiyekan Foundation for Peace 2020-21 Fellowship
2020-21 Fellowship opportunity with the Cardinal Onaiyekan Foundation for Peace in Nigeria. The fellowship is for a certificate in interreligious dialogue and mediation, intended mainly to help build capacity for local and religious peacemakers. Applications are due by June 30.
Ecospirituality vs. Extractivism
Online conference from Iglesias y Minería, "Eco-Spirituality against Mining Extractivism ... Challenges in light of the Amazon Synod and in times of pandemic."
10:00 AM US Eastern / 14:00 UTC
Webinar - Reducing Nuclear Weapons: Stopping the War that No One Wants
The Pope's stand is clear: the only path forward is nuclear disarmament and the complete elimination of nuclear weapons. Join former Secretary of Defense William Perry and former Secretary of State George Shultz for this important online event on May 20th at 2pm (PDT).
Webinar: Global Dimensions of the Coronavirus Crisis
Webinar from Georgetown University's Initiative for Catholic Social Thought in Public Life featuring Cardinal Peter Turkson of the Vatican's Dicastery for Promoting Integral Human Development. Tuesday, May 12, 11:00AM US Eastern; RSVP required.
Webinar: The Papacy Confronts Coronavirus
Tuesday, May 5, 12:00-1:00 US Eastern, RSVP required. Organized by Georgetown University's Berkley Center for Religion, Peace and World Affairs and the Initaitive for Catholic Social Thought in Public Life.
Online Dialogue on the end of the ELN Ceasefire
CINEP/PPP in Bogotá to host an online dialogue on the end of the ELN's ceasefire, April 30, 5:00 PM EDT.
The People's Dialogue Webinar on Extractives and COVID-19
Webinar on April 22 examining COVID-19, extractivism, and climate change
Order of Malta statement on coronavirus in conflict zones
Concerns are mounting for communities living in war ridden zones across the globe, where access to primary health care is little and scarce. Displaced people in these areas suffer from a shortage of drinking water, food and health services
Pope Francis calls for global ceasefire
Amid the coronavirus pandemic, Pope Francis calls for global ceasefire.
It’s necessary to overcome antagonisms and oppositions through dialogue and a constructive search for peace
JPIC Webinar on Mining Justice
Webinar recording featuring Bishop Vicente Ferreira, CSsR, and Fr. Rodrigo Peret, OFM, sponsored by the Justice, Peace, and Integrity of Creation Commission of the Union of Superiors General-Union of International Superiors General.
Kroc Cast Podcast on Peace Studies in Conflict Zones
New episode of the Kroc Cast Podcast examines doing peace studies in areas with active conflict
Berkley Center Forum: The Pope and the Bomb
Berkley Center for Religion, Peace and World Affairs features "The Pope and the Bomb" in its online Forum series.
Global Pathways Podcasts on Ethics and Extractives
New podcasts on justice, ethics, and activism in extractive industries, part of the Pulte Institute's "Global Pathways Podcast"
Sant'Egidio Facilitates Cessation of Hostilities in South Sudan
With facilitation from Sant'Egidio, opposition groups in South Sudan who did not sign the R-ARCSS agree to cease hostilities.