Peace and War

  • 8 Nov 2007

    CURE International, a US-based Christian medical charity which operates teaching hospitals throughout the developing world, yesterday announced plans to open a $16.5 million state-of-the-art medical training centre and hospital in Bethlehem, Palestine.

  • 6 Nov 2007

    Mennonites and Catholics are developing a common statement to the World Council of Churches for the International Ecumenical Peace Convocation in 2011. The convocation is culmination of the churches' Decade to Overcome Violence (2001 – 2010).

  • 5 Nov 2007

    Joining a peace event in Colombia, a Mennonite pastor has warned that, in a nation torn by conflict and violence, peace cannot be reached by a greater investment in the military - but through the action of citizens to build alternatives.

  • 2 Nov 2007

    A One Day Conference which will addresses the complex challenges of building peace in Afghanistan and Iraq through the prism of religion.

  • 2 Nov 2007

    The Economist has today (2 November 2007) published a special report which examines religion's place "in today's modern society" - the role it is likely to play in this century's politics and "how we should deal with it". But is it saying anything new?

  • 2 Nov 2007

    Building on the introduction evening to Dr King’s philosophy and methodology in June this second taster evening will explore particular aspects of Kingian philosophy in more depth.

  • 2 Nov 2007

    Campaigners in the US will call on Monday for a congressional ban on cluster bombs. The civilian victims of cluster bombs will be highlighted as part of a Global Day of Action that includes activities in 20 countries.

  • 1 Nov 2007

    Campaigners are calling on the US Senate to swiftly pass legislation introduced yesterday by two senators, which is aimed at cutting off economic support to the government of Sudan, in an attempt to halt the deadly regional conflict.

  • 31 Oct 2007

    What are our societal conflicts in London and the UK and what needs to be reconciled? Is faith a factor in these conflicts and in what ways can it help us work with them constructively?

  • 31 Oct 2007

    Leaders from the World Council of Churches and its Protestant, Orthodox, Anglican and independent member churches are lobbying the United Nations and member states as part of their concerted advocacy efforts for Africa and other causes.