Category - peacemaking

  • January 11, 2011

    If we are fixated upon privilege or special treatment, we will miss the Gospel message that transformational relationships are at the heart of the faith of Jesus, says Jill Segger

  • September 14, 2010

    The WCC is inviting Christians to observe the International Day of Prayer for Peace by giving special attention to peacemaking projects in Africa.

  • July 6, 2010

    The idea of reconciliation has deep roots in Judaism, Christianity, Islam and other faiths, says the director of a new research programme on religion and peacebuilding.

  • June 22, 2010

    The tragic outbreak of 'ethnic' violence in southern Kyrgyzstan has been explained in much of the international press in clichés and over-generalisations, writes John Heathershaw. Yet such violence is unprecedented in Kyrgyzstan’s history as an independent nation. Now some exceptional individuals and groups are seeking to bridge the divide between communities.

  • June 11, 2010

    An International Soccer Peace Tournament organized by Catholics has brought together “South Africans, immigrants, and fans from around the world united in the greatest challenge, peace.”

  • March 17, 2010

    A Muslim community is literally driving home a message of peace across the country as part of its national campaign, which will see an Islamic Peace Prize awarded to Lord Avery.

  • December 2, 2009

    Interfaith Action for Peace in Africa has won the Paul Carus Award for Outstanding Contributions to the Interreligious Movement by the Council for a Parliament of the World's Religions.

  • November 7, 2009

    This is the first November since the death of the “last Tommy”, Harry Patch. But Patch regarded Remembrance Day as "just show business". We can honour his memory by recognising that it's time to change the way that we remember.

  • October 15, 2009
  • October 15, 2009

    Peace in its deepest, thickest, most holistic and most biblical form always challenges the status quo which maintains the structures of violence that benefit the powerful and privileged, says Timothy Seidel.