Category - peace and reconciliation

  • 12 Apr 2014

    The World Council of Churches has announced a major consultation on peace, reconciliation and reunification of the Korean peninsula.

  • 30 Jan 2014

    In Britain we now have Armed Forces Day, but no specific day to mark or encourage peaceful conflict resolution or transformation.

  • 18 Feb 2013

    Canon David Porter, highly regarded for his conflict and change work in Coventry and in Ireland, has been appointed to a post at Lambeth Palace.

  • 3 Aug 2011

    The Patriarch of the Georgian Orthodox Church has called on his Russian counterpart to reconcile, after a war between the two countries in 2008.

  • 8 May 2011

    There are serious questions to be asked about the unity pact between the two Palestinian factions of Fatah and Hamas, says Harry Hagopian. But meanwhile the Israeli prime minister remains dwarfed by the real significance of the Arab Spring, and a huge block to progress towards a just peace for all. He is still a tactician at best, with precious little strategic foresight.

  • 22 Mar 2011

    Is reconciliation realistic? Is it possible to reconcile groups with diverse or contradictory experiences and understanding of the world? The answer to this question depends on what we accept as “realistic”, says Andrew Suderman What is the true story that is being told? The Christian message is that it is ultimately God who reconciles, not us. Our task is to align ourselves with God's action in this respect.

  • 20 Aug 2010

    Alongside the world famous Edinburgh Festival (throughout August) and the accompanying Festival of Politics (which we highlighted last week) stands the adventurous Festival of Spirituality and Peace (

  • 6 Jul 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.

  • 5 Apr 2010

    The heads of the historic Christian churches in Jerusalem have stressed the need for courage, reconciliation and perseverance in the face of violence and division in today's world.

  • 1 Nov 2008

    In Liberia, Sierra Leone and South Africa, churches have played a major role in reconciliation between groups who had been in violent conflict for decades. Two international ecumenical teams sent by the World Council of Churches will visit the three countries during the next two weeks.