Rivier University hosts peace conference

March 23, 2013, 9:09 am


NASHUA, N.H. (AP) — Rivier University and New Hampshire Peace Action are teaming up to host a conference on building a culture of peace and nonviolence.

The conference, being held Saturday in Nashua, includes a keynote speech by the Rev. John Dear, a peace activist who just returned from a peace mission to Afghanistan.

The theme of this year's conference is promoting international peace and security. Participants will select among 25 workshop sessions.

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