Educating for Peace: A Review of Some Online Resources

Graphic courtesy of the peaceCENTER

 

bullet Quotations on Peace - This is part of the Office of Social Justice web site of the Archdiocese of St. Paul and Minneapolis, one of the most extensive and useful web site for Catholic teachings on issues connected to social justice and peace. The quotations are taken from 7 different Church documents and links are provided to the documents themselves.

bullet peaceCENTER Peace Quotes - Over 300 short quotations on or closely related to peace. The quote of the day above as well as the graphic of the word peace in many languages originate from this page.

bullet Peace translated into many languages - Peace in 77 languages from Afrikaans to Zulu.

bullet U.S. Catholic Bishops - Social Development & World Peace - This contains a good summary of the 7 guiding principles of Catholic social justice teachings which can serve as a foundation for lasting peace. These themes can also be found on the web site of Office of Social Justice of the Archdiocese of St. Paul and Minneapolis with quotations taken from various important Church documents.

"...it must be remembered that true peace is never simply the result of military victory, but rather implies both the removal of the causes of war and genuine reconciliation between peoples." -- Centesimus annus - John Paul II - Encyclical Letter (May 1 1991)

For a listing of other web sites containing peace resources consult the Peace page on our Resources for Catholic educators web site.

 
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