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Center for Peacemaking co-founder assists Pope Francis in New Year's Day peace message

Dr. Terry Rynne has promoted and been interested in peace-related issues for most of his distinguished career. This year, he was able to use his knowledge to assist Pope Francis develop a message to be officially issued on New Year’s Day in celebration of the 50th World Day of Peace. Read more.

Merry Christmas from the Center for Peacemaking

Staff member to serve on National Advisory Council for CRS University

Report released for community peacemaking initiative

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From Sri Lanka to North Dakota: The Viability of Unarmed Civilian Protection

Wednesday, April 5
Mel Duncan, founding director of Nonviolent Peaceforce (NP), will be this year’s Peacemaker in Residence. NP uses unarmed civilian protection (UCP) based on Mohandas Gandhi's concept of a Shanti Sena or "peace army." The model involves the use of trained, unarmed civilian peacekeepers working with local groups to create space for nonviolent conflict resolution. More details and registration.

Symposium on Nonviolence and Just Peace

Friday, April 7
The Center for Peacemaking will be hosting the a one-day symposium on gospel-based, nonviolent peacemaking. This interdisciplinary symposium allows students, faculty, and community members to take part in an ongoing international dialogue about the Catholic Church’s understanding of and commitment to nonviolence. More details and registration.

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Browse the collection of books on peacemaking published by Marquette faculty.