Category - war and peace

  • 19 Mar 2011

    Protesters have taken to the streets in New York, Chicago, Washington DC and other US cities as bombing raids begin against the Gaddafi regime in Libya.

  • 19 Mar 2011

    Peace campaigners say that the UK and US military action in Libya is "dangerous and irresponsible", risking wider conflict and the strengthening of Gaddafi

  • 18 Mar 2011

    Amnesty International has urged all parties to make the protection of civilians in Libya their top priority as the threat of military action is realised.

  • 16 Mar 2011

    Monks and nuns from Plum Village peace community in the South of France have brought their experiences of Buddhism's art of awakened living to Oxford.

  • 13 Mar 2011

    A Kenyan politician has praised the faiths in Africa for taking a leading role in peace-making through practical aid and dialogue activities.

  • 27 Oct 2010

    Today and tomorrow, 27 & 28 October, are key dates in Christian history. Constantine's 'vision of the Cross' in 312, and his attribution of military victory at the Battle of Milvian Bridge the next day to God, was the beginning of Christendom in Europe - an era which mixed civilisation with bloodshed, saints with militarism, and faith with often brutal sacralised-secular power.

  • 6 Jul 2010

    Faith leaders in Africa have a responsibility to act as peacemakers rather than to fuel strife, says a Lutheran theologian from Eritrea in a new book.

  • 24 Mar 2010

    Nigerian leaders have rejected the Libyan President's call for the partitioning of Africa's most populous nation into two countries - one for Christians and one for Muslims.

  • 22 Mar 2010

    MPs have left received wisdoms unquestioned in their latest report, which frames war-fighting as peace-building, writes John Heathershaw. This idea is quite modern and in keeping with the spirit of our post-colonial age. Yet its consequence is to mainstream peace-building as a strategy to extend world order without questioning the resultant injustices. There is an alternative.

  • 11 Jan 2010

    Members of Parliament and other public figures will meet with the Anglican Archbishop of Sudan this afternoon (11 January 2010), at a meeting to discuss peace, war, faith and the future of his troubled country.