Laudate Deum: The Spirit of Nonviolence – A reflection by Ken Butigan

The attached article, published on the website of Pace e Bene, was written by Ken Butigan, a member of the CNI executive committee and faculty member at DePaul University.

Laudate Deum embodies this spirit of the nonviolent way forward by standing against the power of the systemic violence destroying the planet; by proposing nonviolent approaches and strategies; and by calling for nonviolent action.  In reflecting on this follow-up to Laudato Si, it is possible to see this document itself as a form of nonviolent action Pope Francis is taking at this critical moment in history.

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