Vatican conference examines peacebuilding practices
Catholic World News - May 31, 2012
Church leaders from conflict zones attended a conference in Rome on May 29-30 devoted to “New Challenges for Catholic Peacebuilding.” The conference was sponsored by the Pontifical Council for Justice and Peace, Caritas Internationalis, and the University of Notre Dame’s Catholic Peacebuilding Network.
“In South Sudan, the Philippines, and Congo, in the Middle East and Central America, the Catholic Church is a powerful force for justice and reconciliation,” said Cardinal Peter Turkson, president of the Pontifical Council for Justice and Peace. “But this impressive and courageous peacebuilding often remains unknown, underanalyzed, and unappreciated.”
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