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Pilgrims arrive at the Rio de Janeiro airport for World Youth Day 2013.

World Youth Day participants hope to build peaceful future

Jul 22, 2013

By Michelle La Rosa

Journalists from across the world heard stories of faith and determination from young people attending World Youth Day 2013 in... Read more

George Zimmerman (R) stands as the jury arrives to deliver the verdict at the Seminole County Criminal Justice Center.

Black pastors call for peace amid Trayvon Martin protests

Jul 18, 2013

Reacting to the protests and scattered violence in response to the verdict in the Florida trial of George Zimmerman for... Read more


Murdered Guatemalan bishop remembered for peace efforts

Apr 30, 2013

During a Mass to commemorate the 15th anniversary of Bishop Juan Jose Gerardi’s death, Archbishop Oscar Julio Vian of Guatemala... Read more

St. Clement's Eucharistic Shrine in Boston.

Boston priest comforts locals, says Christ offers 'real healing'

Apr 16, 2013

A priest who offered consolation to passers-by after the explosion at the Boston Marathon said that the event left him... Read more

Some the Lebanese young people who helped write the Stations of the Cross meditations that will be used on March 29, 2013.

Youths who wrote Good Friday meditations ask for peace

Mar 29, 2013

A leader of the Lebanese youth groups that wrote the meditations for today’s Via Crucis at the Coliseum said they... Read more

White doves in flight.

Achieving peace requires respect for all human life, Pope states

Dec 14, 2012

More than anything else, the path to peace involves “respect for human life in all its many aspects,” Pope Benedict... Read more


Pope to speak on 'crisis of democracy'

Jul 16, 2012

Pope Benedict XVI will use his annual message for the 46th World Day of Peace this Jan. 1 to examine... Read more

Pope Benedict XVI at an April 20, 2012 concert offered for him at the Vatican's Paul VI Hall.

Orchestra performance inspires Pope's message on peace

Jul 12, 2012

Pope Benedict XVI believes that music can help bring different nations and creeds together – as shown by the renowned... Read more