Category - peacemaking

  • 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.

  • 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.