Category - peacemaking

  • 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.

  • July 20, 2009

    Following the announcement by the Church of England of a new bishop to the armed forces, the think-tank Ekklesia is suggesting that it is time there was also a bishop to the 'unarmed forces'.

  • July 15, 2009

    A Kenyan youth activist from Africa’s biggest slum spoke to over 200 young people in Hendon, North London at the weekend, calling on them to ‘become a shining light’ for their generation.

  • June 11, 2009

    Christian Peacemaker Teams, an international agency that seeks to 'get in the way' of war and oppression in conflict zones across the world, is seeking more volunteers from Britain, Ireland and mainland Europe.

  • May 28, 2009

    A wide range of events will form the World Week for Peace in Palestine Israel, 4-10 June. Churches and related organizations in over 20 countries are taking part. The week is about prayer, education and action to end to the 60-year conflict.

  • May 14, 2009

    In spite of a global trend to better recognize the right to conscientious objection – which is marked with an International Day on 15 May – those who refuse military service are often discriminated against, persecuted, punished and imprisoned says a new study

  • May 7, 2009

    In the wake of widespread violence against Christians in India's Orissa state, the North American relief, development and peace agency Mennonite Central Committee (MCC) is helping to provide training to peacemakers in the region.