Every year the Pope speaks on World Peace Day sending a strong message on a profound cultural renewal needed to fulfill the importance of religious freedom and how this leads to a path for peace. Pax Christi’s site offers resources that correspond with the theme of each message as well as archived messages from previous years.
We are reminded to address the conflict in our own lives as well as reaching out to those experiencing conflict with others. This resource from Pax Christi provides more thoughts and activities for young people on how to do this.
Cafod outline the scale and destruction which was caused by the Haiti Earthquake in January 2010. The powerpoint explains that Haiti which has already suffered from decades of violence, instability and dictatorship that has left the marginalised even more destitute.
This unit looks into areas that have suffered inter-religious conflict and the need to identify some of the challenges of achieving harmonious relations between religions in the world today.