Sojourners Magazine: December 2016
In an era of global conflict, what does it mean to be followers of the Prince of Peace? In this issue's cover story, Senior Associate Editor Rose Marie Berger reports on a growing number of Catholics, especially those from regions of the world where there is active conflict, who believe just war doctrine has outlived its usefulness. These Catholics--and many others around the world--are now pressing the church to develop robust, practical teachings on gospel nonviolence. "We need a clear message from the church--from the pope to the grassroots--that the church stands for nonviolence," says one South Sudanese Bishop. And with Pope Francis at the helm, we're hopeful.