Category - centenary

  • January 17, 2018

    A new coalition of campaigning charities, individuals and women and girls’ rights organisations has today issued a challenge to government and political parties to make the 2018 centenary of the first women’s votes in the UK a year for actively encouraging women’s political participation.

  • October 25, 2013

    2014 marks the hundredth anniversary of the beginning of the First World War during which more than 16 million people were killed and 20 million wounded.

  • January 21, 2008

    As millions of Christians throughout the world mark the 100th anniversary of the Week of Prayer for Christian Unity in 2008, the central ecumenical event in Geneva has highlighted prayer for unity amidst situations of conflict and distress.

  • January 14, 2008

    The history of the Week of Prayer for Christian Unity is not just about church cosiness, says Kersten Storch. It is about the quest for healing in a divided church and an unjust and unequal world.