Category - Peace

  • July 19, 2016

    The Chair of Christian Aid, the Rt Rev Dr Rowan Williams, has spoken out against the recent fighting in South Sudan, where armed clashes in the capital, Juba, claimed nearly 300 lives and forced thousands of people to abandon their homes.

  • July 6, 2016

    As the Chilcot report was released, bereaved relatives of soldiers who died in Iraq uttered terrible truths.

  • June 28, 2016

    The Church of England is facing embarrassment as one of its own priests prepares to pray for peace on the steps of a church building as generals and arms dealers arrive for a major conference.

  • June 9, 2016

    On Monday 27 June, faith groups from across the UK will gather at the Atomic Weapons Establishment Bu

  • May 30, 2016

    When our hereditary head of state opened parliament 12 days ago, she arrived in a gilded horse-drawn coach built in 1852 and was escorted by soldiers dre

  • May 12, 2016

    David Cameron has suggested that Brexit could put European peace at risk.

  • May 6, 2016

    The newly re-landscaped garden at Friends House is a welcoming space for reflection, say Quakers in Britain. With planting and design inspired by a poem by Waldo Williams, it speaks of Quakerism, of peace, equality, simplicity and truth.

  • February 15, 2016

    The General Secretary of the World Council of Churches, the Rev Dr Olav Fykse Tveit, has issued a statement on behalf of the Council hailing the historic meeting of Pope Francis, pontiff of the Roman Catholic Church, and Patriarch Kirill, primate of the Russian Orthodox Church.

  • January 11, 2016

    Come and hear Sister Megan Rice speak about how, along with two other Christian peace activists, she caused "The biggest security breach in the history of the [USA's] atomic complex" (The New York

  • December 8, 2015

    Some MPs who voted to bomb Syria may have done so with reluctance or misgivings.