Peace & CST
General Secretary of Pax Christi, Pat Gaffney speaks in depth on why Catholic Social Teaching allows people to be informed and to act in conscience when demands are made on them which challenge the gospel of peace. The challenge of peace extends to both interpersonal relationships as well as to communities and states.
Pope Benedict has often spoken out against the arms trade and nuclear war and has challenged Christians to be peace makers. This has been reflected by the Catholic Church calling for support from conscientious objectors to bring non violent solutions in situations of hurt and violence.
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