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A justice based on healing

Source: (1996) The Catholic Worker, vol. 63, issue 1.The author draws parallels between the restorative and biblical conceptions of justice. Restorative justice is focused on repairing the damage done during a crime, includes a wide range of emoti... READ MORE

Is there are Place for Forgiveness in Restorative Justice?

Source: (-0001) Article posted on peterpullar.com website. Downloaded 2 November 2005.In many respects forgiveness is probably the most difficult of all human virtues to practise. Yet it remains central to any lasting restorative process, persona... READ MORE

Christian Morality, Restorative Justice and the Law.

Source: (-0001) Article posted on peterpullar.com website. Downloaded 2 November 2005.In dealing with issues of crime and law and order, the Church has to proclaim the age old message that Jesus came to bring the world: 'Good news to the poor, li... READ MORE

Restorative Justice – Creative Peacemaking.

Source: (-0001) Article posted on peterpullar.com website. Downloaded 2 November 2005.This article outlines the problems with a purely retributive view of justice. It goes on to describe principles of Biblical justice and restorative justice. READ MORE

Restorative Justice - A Gospel Response to Crime.

Source: (2004) In Restorative Justice: A Source Book. Catholic Bishops' Conference of the Philippines - Episcopal Commission on Prison Pastoral Care. Pp. 34-42, 50-53.In dealing with issues of crime and law and order, the Church has to proclaim th... READ MORE

Corporate and government crime advancing virtually unhindered

Source: (2001) A RESTORE occasional paper. Wednesday, 9 February.As most would acknowledge, local street crime has become a significant concern to the public in many countries. Jim Consedine, a long-serving prison chaplain in New Zealand and an ad... READ MORE

Restorative justice- the Christian option.

Source: (2001) Address presented at St. Albans Presbyterian Church, 30 September. Palmerston North, New Zealand: St. Albans Presbyterian Church.In this message delivered at a church in New Zealand, Father Jim Consedine, prison chaplain and coordin... READ MORE

Restorative Justice-A Light in the Darkness

Source: (1999) Paper presented at Reconciling and Restoring Relationships-A Responsibility for All Christians. ICCPPC World Congress. Mexico City. 13 September.Consedine observes that any criticism of the nature of imprisonment and the current cri... READ MORE

A Harsh Reality - A Merciful Response

Source: (1999) Paper presented at Reconciling and Restoring Relationships-A Responsibility for All Christians. ICCPPC World Congress. Mexico City. 13 September.Beginning with an indictment of the retributive criminal justice system and the modern ... READ MORE