Pax Christi USA releases 'Statement of Principles' for Elections 2020

Apr 25, 2018


Welcome to Peace Church, where we bring together our community for an enlightening discussion on faith and beliefs. Today, we are excited to share the comprehensive 'Statement of Principles' recently released by Pax Christi USA, providing valuable insights on the upcoming Elections 2020.

Pax Christi USA - A Voice of Peace and Justice

Pax Christi USA, a Catholic peace movement, has been actively working towards a more just and peaceful society. With a rich history and a strong commitment to social justice, Pax Christi USA aims to transform our world through faith-based actions and advocacy.

The Importance of the 'Statement of Principles'

The 'Statement of Principles' released by Pax Christi USA holds immense significance in the context of Elections 2020. It outlines the values and principles that align with the Christian faith, providing guidance to voters and policymakers alike.

1. Promoting Human Dignity

One of the key aspects emphasized in the 'Statement of Principles' is the primacy of promoting human dignity. Pax Christi USA asserts the importance of policies and actions that uplift and protect the inherent worth and rights of every individual, regardless of their background, ethnicity, or social status.

2. Building a Culture of Peace

Pax Christi USA firmly believes in building a culture of peace, and the 'Statement of Principles' articulates this commitment. It calls for efforts to address systemic issues, promote nonviolence, and work towards reconciliation and healing in our communities.

3. Care for Creation

In light of growing environmental challenges, the 'Statement of Principles' emphasizes the responsibility of individuals and communities in caring for God's creation. Pax Christi USA encourages the adoption of sustainable practices and policies that protect our planet for future generations.

4. Pursuing Racial and Social Justice

Recognizing the pervasive effects of racism and social inequality, Pax Christi USA advocates for racial and social justice. The 'Statement of Principles' underscores the urgent need for dismantling systemic racism, addressing wealth disparities, and creating a more just society for all.

5. Upholding Nuclear Disarmament and Nonviolence

Pax Christi USA has long been a champion for nuclear disarmament and nonviolence. The 'Statement of Principles' reiterates the importance of reducing nuclear weapons, promoting peaceful conflict resolution, and fostering a world free from violence.


The 'Statement of Principles' released by Pax Christi USA for Elections 2020 serves as a guiding light for individuals and communities navigating the complex landscape of decision-making. It illuminates the relevance of Christian values in shaping a just and compassionate society.

At Peace Church, we strive to foster meaningful discussions and actions aligning with these principles and values set forth by Pax Christi USA. Join us in our journey towards building a peaceful, just, and inclusive world.

For more information and to access the full 'Statement of Principles,' please visit Pax Christi USA's official website.