How might we build peace through our words, our hopes and our prayers? What are your hopes for peace?
In a homily on dialogue, Pope Francis encourages us to make bridges and not to allow walls to arise. Who do you see in your community making bridges between groups rather than building walls? Pope Francis stresses the need for humility if we are to enter into dialogue. Have you… Read More »Build Bridges
How do you hold in creative tension values such as personal responsibility and solidarity? How might we know when we haven’t got the balance right? Does seeing other people as sisters and brothers play a part?
When do you feel like part of one human family? How might we build on such experiences of unity to overcome division?
Can you think of examples when giving up arms and engaging in dialogue has actually built up justice, trust and hope? How might we make the shift from thinking of others as enemies to reaching out in dialogue? Read Pope Francis’ World Day of Peace Message for 2014 here.
The Japan Catholic Council for Justice & Peace have written to Prime Minister Abe to express their concern about the draft Special Secrets Act saying: “We, the Japan Catholic Council for Justice and Peace, oppose the draft Special Secret Bill from the standpoint of those who respect the basic principles… Read More »Japan Catholic Council for Justice & Peace Opposes Special Secret Bill