PAX IN FAMILIA Introduction and downloads

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An international Catholic organization dedicated to peace, and to the prevention of violence and abuse in Catholic families.

How Can We Help to End Violence in Catholic Families? A Guide for Clergy, Religious and Laity – a 100-page illustrated booklet by Dr. Christauria Welland, with Imprimatur from the Diocese of San Diego, CA, USA, on violence in Catholic families, how to respond to and prevent violence, and how to educate Catholic youth and couples for peace.

Preface by Bishop Jean Laffitte, former Secretary, Pontifical Council for the Family

© 2015 Dr. Christauria Welland

Second edition with quotations from Amoris Laetitia by Pope Francis coming in 2018

Para la versión en español, segunda edición 2017,  favor de desplazarse hacia abajo.

There are 9 versions of the booklet, in 6 languages at present.

The Korean version will be published in late 2018, by Catholic Publishing House, Seoul, Korea.

Download your copy free of charge here and share with others

  • English (3 versions)

North America/Europe/etc.:

How to end violence in Catholic families N America etc

Art © 2015 by C. Clark

India: How can we help to end violence Indian edition English


Africa: How can we help to end violence African edition English

Art © 2015 by Lilian Nakato


 Poner fin a la violencia 2017 segunda edicion final 

Poner fin a la violencia_Portada 2017

Creación artística cortesía © 2015 de C. Clark

Portada © 2015: Mauricio Montes Castro

Français (2 versions)

Europe: Que faire pour mettre fin a la violence

Mettre fin a la violence couverture

Art © 2015 by C. Clark

Afrique: Que faire por mettre fin a la violence – edition francaise Afrique

Art © 2015 by Lilian Nakato

Português: Poner fin a la violencia_portugués_2015

Pagina de rosto eliminar a violencia portugues

Arte © 2015: C. Clark

Pagina de rosto © 2015: Mauricio Montes Castro


Front cover Tagalog

Art © 2015 by C. Clark

Cover © 2015 by Mauricio Montes Castro

Tamil: How can we help to end violence Tamil edition



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Pax in Familia

Dr. Christauria Welland, at

Tel. in U.S.A. 1-858-922-8555

Helping Catholic families troubled by relationship violence