Category - peace and justice

  • October 3, 2016

    World Quaker Day fell on Sunday 2 October this year (2016) and brought together the global Quaker community. It falls in the ninth British Quaker Week which rune from 1-9 Ictober. Quaker meetings around England, Scotland and Wales are opening their doors with a warm welcome, offering music and art, drama and discussion, worship and witness.

  • June 1, 2016

    The World Council of Churches continues to reiterate complaints about the interrogation and treatment of its staff and professional colleagues at Ben Gurion International Airport on 29 April-2 May 2016

  • April 21, 2016

    A peace and global justice hustings will be held today (21 April 2016) in Edinburgh at Augustine United Church, 41-43 George IV Bridge EH1 1EL.  Doors open at 7.10pm and the hustings will run

  • May 13, 2015

    Leaders from four major UK Churches have signed an open letter to David Cameron, congratulating him and encouraging him to hold "truth, justice, peace and wellbeing" at the heart of government.

  • August 7, 2014

    The 2014 Commonwealth Games brought moments of sporting glory, and a grand finale with Lulu, Kylie Minogue and Deacon Blue, to Glasgow. It also brought protests exposing the gap between Commonwealth ideals and reality in many member countries.

  • July 30, 2014

    Christian Aid has issued a statement calling for an end to impunity on both sides in the Israel- Palestine conflict through a framework guided by international law and justice.

  • February 4, 2014

    Archbishop of Canterbury Justin Welby has been on a solidarity visit to South Sudan and the surrounding region.

  • November 7, 2013

    Following reflections from around the world on Christian unity, Asia and mission, the WCC assembly plenary on 6 November highlighted struggles for justice.

  • November 7, 2013

    WCC Assembly participants have visited Jeju Island in an act of solidarity with those protesting about the building of a naval base there.

  • October 31, 2013

    Peace with justice is a theme central to the work of the World Council of Churches, Walter Altmann, its Central Committee moderator, says.