Tag: International Day of Non-Violence

International Day of Non-Violence_2nd October 2021

 www.socialjustice.catholic.org.au “Just peace is the goal, nonviolence is the way. A sustainable culture of peace can only be established by nonviolence that absolutely respects human dignity. Rooted in the interconnectedness of God’s creation, it also opens the way to an ‘integral ecology’ , as expressed by Pope Francis in Laudato Si’. Violence undermines this interconnectedness. Nonviolence… Continue Reading International Day of Non-Violence_2nd October 2021

Intnl Day Commemorating the Victims of Acts of Violence Based on Religion or Belief 21st August 2021

  www.un.org International Day Commemorating the Victims of Acts of Violence Based on Religion or Belief 21 August   Participants at event on “Interfaith harmony: Implementing the Transformative Agenda of the Sustainable Development Goals”, co-organized by the United Nations Alliance of Civilizations (UNAOC) and the Committee of Religious NGOs (2016). PHOTO:UN Photo/Manuel Elias   Human Rights… Continue Reading Intnl Day Commemorating the Victims of Acts of Violence Based on Religion or Belief 21st August 2021

16 Days of Prayer Against Domestic and Family Violence_25th November – 10th December 2019

Prayer to End Domestic Violence DV Catholic Teaching (2018) The Centrality of the Image of God The dignity of women as one part of the image of God is inextricably tied to who God is. Tamie Davis lives in Tanzania where her family partners with CMS Australia and Tanzania Fellowship of Evangelical Students. She is… Continue Reading 16 Days of Prayer Against Domestic and Family Violence_25th November – 10th December 2019

Intnl Day Commemorating the Victims of Acts of Violence Based on Religion or Belief 21st August 2019

  www.un.org International Day Commemorating the Victims of Acts of Violence Based on Religion or Belief 21 August   Participants at a special event entitled “Interfaith harmony: Implementing the Transformative Agenda of the Sustainable Development Goals”, co-organized by the United Nations Alliance of Civilizations (UNAOC) and the Committee of Religious NGOs (3 February 2016). UN Photo/Manuel… Continue Reading Intnl Day Commemorating the Victims of Acts of Violence Based on Religion or Belief 21st August 2019

International Day of Non-Violence_2nd October 2018

  un.org-nonviolenceday The “Non-Violence” (or “Knotted Gun”) sculpture by Swedish artist Carl Fredrik Reuterswärd on display at the UN Visitors’ Plaza. UN Photo/Rick Bajornas Definition of Non-Violence The principle of non-violence — also known as non-violent resistance — rejects the use of physical violence in order to achieve social or political change. Often described as… Continue Reading International Day of Non-Violence_2nd October 2018

United Nations | International Day of Non-Violence, 2 October 2016

  The 2nd October 2016 is designated by the United Nations as the International Day of Non-Violence, and is the same date as the birthday of Mahatma Gandhi, who was the leader of the Indian independence movement and pioneer of the philosophy and strategy of non-violence.   2017 message from Ban Ki-moon, Secretary-General of the United Nations:… Continue Reading United Nations | International Day of Non-Violence, 2 October 2016

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