Catholic Nonviolence Initiative – Statement on Restorative Justice

“Each human has innate dignity, even those whose lives have been deeply marred by injustice, and those responsible for causing it.”

This two page document reviews key principles of restorative justice and notes several of its applications. The authors incorporate biblical references along with Church teaching that call us to seek restorative approaches in criminal justice and other areas of life. 

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