News Brief

  • 28 Dec 2006

    Two Beirut-based writers and activists have been awarded the 2006 Pax Christi International Peace Prize for their efforts to promote justice and reconciliation in the Middle East and around the world - reports the Daily Star newspaper in Beirut, Lebanon.

  • 28 Dec 2006

    Beirut writers win Pax Christi International Peace Prize

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    Two Beirut-based wr

    Beirut writers win Pax Christi International Peace Prize

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    Two Beirut-based wr

  • 27 Dec 2006

    The peace churches that together constitute the North American relief and development agency Mennonite Central Committee (MCC) are putting money and effort into post-war reconstruction in the Lebanon. But what is most required is an end to the conflict that has fuelled human misery in recent months, its on-the-ground partners say.

  • 27 Dec 2006

    Christmas celebrations for Christians went off peacefully across the majority Islamic nation of Indonesia - with the help of Muslim organizations.

  • 27 Dec 2006

    Muslims help with Christmas celebrations in Indonesia

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    Christmas celebrations

    Muslims help with Christmas celebrations in Indonesia

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    Christmas celebrations

  • 27 Dec 2006

    Mennonites work for peace in war-torn Lebanon

    -27/12/06

    The peace churches that togeth

    Mennonites work for peace in war-torn Lebanon

    -27/12/06

    The peace churches that togeth

  • 26 Dec 2006

    The Archbishop of Canterbury, Dr Rowan Williams, says that the care he saw being given to a baby from an economically deprived family in Bethlehem during his pilgrimage there was a shining reminder of the Christmas message ‚Ä' that God's revolutionary love comes to us as a gift, in the face of all life's trials and joys.

  • 26 Dec 2006

    God's love in Jesus is revolutionary, says Archbishop of Canterbury

    -26/12/06

    The Arc

    God's love in Jesus is revolutionary, says Archbishop of Canterbury

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    The Arc

  • 25 Dec 2006

    In his Christmas message to the churches in Palestine, Israel, Jordan, and Cyprus, Latin Patriarch Michel Sabbah has offered a vision of peace, justice, freedom and an end to the occupation for the Holy Land ‚Ä' so that it might truly be a sign of hope to the world.

  • 25 Dec 2006

    Latin Patriarch calls for an end to occupation in the Holy Land

    -25/12/06

    In his Chris

    Latin Patriarch calls for an end to occupation in the Holy Land

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    In his Chris