Peace and War

  • 6 Feb 2008

    There are fears that the humanitarian situation in Gaza is set to worsen after a petition to the Israeli Supreme Court, supported by church and other groups, failed to stop the government from stepping up its blockade of the territory.

  • 6 Feb 2008

    A senior United Nations official in Burundi has pledged the support of the global body to the peace work of churches and others, paying a tribute to their efforts to stabilise the country after more than 10 years of war.

  • 5 Feb 2008

    Bishop John Arnold, Auxiliary Bishop of Westminster (RC) and author of The Quality of Mercy, explains the background, theology and practice of the Sacrament of Reconciliation in the Catholic Church an

  • 5 Feb 2008

    This practical training programme will help participants develop understanding of and skills in the spirituality and practice of non-violence and generate conversations with each other about creating

  • 5 Feb 2008

    This practical training programme will help participants develop understanding of and skills in the spirituality and practice of non-violence and generate conversations with each other about creating

  • 5 Feb 2008

    This practical training programme will help participants develop understanding of and skills in the spirituality and practice of nonviolence and generate conversations with each other about creating a

  • 5 Feb 2008

    Christian activists will make symbolic acts of commitment at the Ministry of Defence in London and at other venues in Scotland and the north of England tomorrow, urging a shift from waging war to waging peace in a divided world.

  • 5 Feb 2008

    As mediation to solve the disputed Kenyan presidential election enters a critical phase, top-level figures from the two parties have met an international Christian delegation, which asked them to seek a compromise solution.

  • 4 Feb 2008

    The UK government will sponsor student trips to Auschwitz concentration camp in an effort to keep the message of the Nazi Holocaust alive and relevant to younger generations, say reports in Deutsche Welle, The Times and the BBC.

  • 4 Feb 2008

    Talks aimed at resolving Kenya’s post-election violence have resumed in the capital Nairobi, amid fears among church and other groups that ethnic and political tensions are seriously worsening, in spite of efforts towards peace.