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A Forgiveness Circle Taps into the Power of Restorative Justice

September 25, 2017

About 20 people gathered outside the peace garden of Catholic Mobilizing Network offices recently to participate in a Forgiveness Circle. After the welcoming, introductions and check-in, they listened to testimonies from two members of the community – one who had served time for his involvement in the death of a young teen named Pedro, and the other from Pedro’s sister. They shared how, 25 years after Pedro’s death, these two families connected through an eight-hour peace circle, and of the long process of reconciliation and forgiveness. 

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