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Catholic Peacebuilders Gather in Colombia

Bogota, Colombia, is the site of this year’s Catholic Peacebuilding Network conference. Church leaders, scholars and peacebuilding practitioners from around the world are gathering this week (June 24 to 29) to share wisdom and focus on solutions for achieving a just and lasting peace.

Catholic Peacebuilders Gather in Colombia

Sociologists Explore Worldwide Social Movement

When Notre Dame sociologist Jackie Smith attended the first World Social Forum, held in 2001 in Porto Alegre, Brazil, organizers expected 4,000 participants.

Instead, more than 15,000 people gathered to promote “alternative globalization” – the development of economic policies that emphasize human rights and democracy over economic growth.

Sociologists Explore Worldwide Social Movement