Pax Christi International is a global Catholic peace movement working worldwide to establish peace, respect for human rights, and justice and reconciliation. It was founded in Europe in 1945 as a reconciliation movement bringing together French and German Catholics after World War II. Today, the movement has 120 member organizations active in more than 50 countries worldwide. To learn more about Pax Christi International, its inspiring work, and its history, visit www.paxchristi.net.
Grounded in the Gospel and Catholic social teaching, Pax Christi USA (PCUSA) is a membership organization that rejects war, preparation for war, every form of violence and domination, and personal and systemic racism. As a section of Pax Christi International, PCUSA is a Catholic peace and justice movement that seeks to model the Peace of Christ in its witness to the mandate of the nonviolence of the Cross. To learn more about PCUSA, visit www.paxchristiusa.org.
Pax Christi USA has 20 regional groups throughout the country, including Pax Christi Metro DC-Baltimore. The following is a list of the other PCUSA regions and their websites or Facebook pages (if any).