Category - pacifism

  • 18 Nov 2010

    "Sex and violence" is a hot-button phrase that if often used without thinking. But what do sex and violence really have to do with one another? Christians should be untangling the connection between them, but instead we seem to be contributing to the confusion.

  • 14 Nov 2010

    Radical Christian pacifists have declared their support for students who occupied Conservative Party offices in Millbank during a protest against fees.

  • 12 Nov 2010

    The oldest former member of the UK's navy has been described as a “pacifist” by his family. Claude Choules, 109, has refused to mark Armistice Day this week.

  • 9 Nov 2010

    The Peace Pledge Union (PPU) has urged people in Britain to honour the dead on Remembrance Day by renouncing warfare.

  • 6 Oct 2010

    We have just passed the 75th anniversary of Mussolini's invasion of Abyssinia. The invasion began on 3 October 1935, prompting pacifists and other campaigners in Britain to call for an arms embargo on Italy.

  • 21 Aug 2010

    Britain's Quakers have said that they will work alongside other opponents of Trident nuclear weapons, even if they do not share the Quakers' commitment to peace.

  • 3 Aug 2010

    England's leading Christian peace organisation, the Fellowship of Reconciliation, have appointed Millius Ncube Palayiwa as their new director.

  • 10 Mar 2010

    A British Quaker who worked against Nazism in the 1930s has been honoured by the UK government, undermining the common perception that Quaker pacifists failed to stand up to tyranny.

  • 16 Dec 2009

    In his Nobel Peace Prize speech, President Obama deftly distanced himself and his office from pacifist traditions as a President with responsibilities consistent with empire must do, says Gene Stoltzfus. But the challenge of peacemaking goes deeper than political machinations.

  • 6 Dec 2009

    A major study of public perceptions of Quakerism in Britain has produced mixed results, with large numbers of people having heard of Quakers but with confusion over some basic questions of identity.