JPIC No 63 April 2017


In this issue, Peter Thomas reflects on the lives of 'active contemplatives' like Thomas Merton, Dorothy Day, Martin Luther King and Tich Nhat Hanh and their work for peace.

“When victims of violence are able to resist the temptation to retaliate, they become the most credible promoters of nonviolent peacemaking…..To be true a follower of Jesus today also includes embracing his teaching about nonviolence.” Pope Francis