Pax Christi Australia

The Motives For Meaningful Peace Work

By Fr. Paul Lansu
Senior Policy Advisor, Pax Christi International

Catholic social teaching provides a critical framework from where to search values and norms and to contribute to justice, peace and care for the creation. The social ideas of the Church,[1] which have developed over decades, offer an almost inexhaustible richness of points of reference for peace work. Especially concerning the four most prominent (international) areas of attention: peace/security, human rights, development and climate. Within the broader political framework, international law and especially international humanitarian law are applicable. Read the full article

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