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January 2015

Fresh Commitments to Peace: Catholic Thought for the Whole Human Family

Following the unsettling wave of heavy violence over the past month from the police executions in New York to the large-scale school shooting in Pakistan, the ongoing advances of violence in Syria and Iraq and most recently the shootings in Paris, we turn our thoughts at the beginning of this new year to the urgency for peace in our world.  The Church comes to our aid, for, since 1968 popes have been issuing messages for the World Day of Peace, celebrated on January 1.