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The Greenbelt Christian festival this weekend will feature a Peace Zone run by a network of twenty-two Christian organisations committed to active nonviolence.
Quakers, Pax Christi and members of the Ecumenical Accompaniment Programme have joined in a vigil to mark the fifth year of World Week for Peace in Palestine Israel.
Church leaders in Britain have been urged to “be more courageous and prophetic in challenging Trident replacement” on moral grounds.
Pax Christi has described the government's Strategic Defence and Security Review (SDSR) as a “lost opportunity” that failed to re-orient security priorities.
Eighteen leading NGOs have called on the European Union to press for Israel's blockade on Gaza to be lifted. The call comes ahead of a meeting of the EU Foreign Affairs Council.
A Roman Catholic bishop has sparked controversy after suggesting that British military involvement in Afghanistan would end sooner if there were increased funding for the war there.
The Defence Select Committee of the House of Commons is facing a mixed response after saying that war is not just about winning but should lead to a “better peace”.
The government is facing criticism for the narrow range of its Defence Review, which was presented in a Green Paper in the House of Commons yesterday. Campaigners say that it ignores fundamental questions about security and conflict.
Christian peace organisations have written to churches urging them to join a call on the Government for resources to be devoted to 'human' rather than 'military' security.
Public figures, scholars and peacemakers are among those speaking and performing at a celebration in London which aims to connect Palestinian Christians with those in the UK.