The Principles of Peace That Once Ruled Catholic Nations

UCatholic, Billy Ryan: With France in anarchy, bishops gathered at the Synod of Charroux to decree the first Pax Dei in 989 A.D. The Peace of God automatically excommunicated anyone in Western France who attacked women, children, farmers, merchants, clergy, and churches. The Pax Dei spawned the first mass peace movement that spread across Western and Central Europe. More here,