Marie Dennis is senior adviser and past co-president (2007-19) of Pax Christi International, and is the program chair of the Catholic Nonviolence Initiative.

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Ukraine shows we must reject the possibility that war can be just

Commentary: The nonviolent strategies being used by Ukrainians in many locations are vitally important and illustrate powerful and effective ways to defend their communities and to break the cycles of violence.


Religious leaders call for release of David Gilbert from New York prison

Commentary: Forgiveness is not only an act of an individual but also of the community. As bishop-president of Pax Christi USA and former co-president of Pax Christi International, we urge the release of David Gilbert.


How Biden can lead the US away from 'world war fought piecemeal'

Commentary: As Joe Biden launches his administration's approach to international relations, he would do well to draw upon the values of Catholic social teaching and to absorb the insights of Pope Francis.

Book Review

Book chronicles reckless courage of Catholic resistance to Vietnam War

Review: Activist Ted Glick rightly recognized that most people today know very little about what the Catholic left did during the Vietnam War. We can learn from evaluating different nonviolent strategies in our current context.