ERIC Number: ED407314
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1994
Confronting A Culture of Violence: A Catholic Framework for Action.
United States Catholic Conference, Washington, DC.
This booklet presents the statement of the United States Catholic Conference on the topic of violence in society and how as a nation and as individuals people must work to ensure a more peaceful world. The booklet addresses the need for a moral revolution and a renewed ethic of justice, responsibility, and community. Several examples of renewal are described in dioceses, parishes, and schools across the country. Sections include: (1) "Introduction"; (2) "A Culture of Violence"; (3) "Catholic Tradition, Presence, and Potential"; (4) "A Framework for Action"; (5) "We Can Be More Than We Are"; and (6) "Conclusion." Suggestions for action are given for the parish, the individual, educators, the family, public policy, the community, youth ministry, communications, and the global solidarity, peacemaking movement. (EH)
Descriptors: Antisocial Behavior, Catholics, Conflict Resolution, Elementary Secondary Education, Human Dignity, Peace, Problem Solving, Prosocial Behavior, Violence
United States Catholic Conference, 3211 Fourth Street, N.E., Washington, DC 20017 (English, Pub #028-1, $1.95; Spanish, Pub #045-1, $1.95).
Publication Type: Guides - Non-Classroom
Education Level: N/A
Authoring Institution: United States Catholic Conference, Washington, DC.