21 September: International Day of Peace

Secretary-General's Message for the International Day of Peace 2014

"Today is the International Day of Peace. Each year, on this day, the United Nations calls for a global ceasefire. We ask combatants to put down their arms so all can breathe the air of peace. Armed conflict causes untold grief to families, communities and entire countries. Too many are suffering today at the brutal hands of warmongers ..."

Prayer for the International Day of Peace

Peace and reconciliation are part of our DNA as RSCJ - whether we work for peace with the women in northern Uganda or teach the ways of peace to adolescents in the Republic of Korea, our search for peace is an integral part of our spirituality of the heart. This year, the Commission for Justice, Peace and Integrity of Creation of the USG/UISG Secretariat in Rome has prepared a prayer service for September 21, the International Day of Peace.
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