R-83-05 A resolution responding to “The Challenge of Peace”

R-83-05 A resolution responding to “The Challenge of Peace”

R-83-05 A resolution responding to “The Challenge of Peace” 150 150 Diocese of Southern Ohio Annual Convention

Resolved, that this Convention, keeping faith with policies adopted in Resolution 5 of the 1982 Convention, request the members of the Diocese of Southern Oho to respond to the leadership of the National Conference of Catholic Bishops in their recent pastoral letter, “The Challenge of Peace: God’s Promise and Our Response,” by the following actions:

1) The Bishop’s Office compile and disseminate to the regions and congregations recent statements and actions of the House of Bishops and the General Convention relating to the same subject matter as the Roman Catholic bishop’s pastoral letter.

2) The Regional Councils of the Diocese coordinate educational and resources related to the above named statements, actions and leadership, between and among regions and congregations, and across ecumenical lines.

3) Congregations conduct adult and youth programs for purposes of education, dialogue and consciousness-raising on the issues contained in “The Challenge of Peace” and similar documents and actions.

4) The Human Affairs and Concerns Commission monitor these activities and report on them to the 1984 Diocesan Convention.