Fraternity & Social Peace
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?
Build Justice, Trust & Hope
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.
Japan Catholic Council for Justice & Peace Opposes Special Secret Bill
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 of the Constitution of...
Peace is Founded on Truth Built on Justice
Do you think that the truth, justice and reconciliation councils or tribunals established in a number of post conflict societies have helped to build true peace? Why might truth, justice and charity be needed in order to build peace in freedom?
Human Dignity Demands Disarmament
How does the creation and stockpiling of weapons offend human dignity in your region? In what ways are nuclear weapons, land mines, and other indiscriminate weapons harming life right now? Why don’t nations disarm?