Category - Peace

  • November 20, 2008

    While all aid workers including U.N. staff, on the orders of the Sri Lankan authorities, withdrew from the Vanni region which is held by Tamil rebels, the pastors decided to stay.

  • November 13, 2008

    Each one of these 4 practical workshops explores a different method of challenging inequality and violence using nonviolent means.

  • November 13, 2008

    Each one of these 4 practical workshops explores a different method of challenging inequality and violence using nonviolent means.

  • November 12, 2008

    Under the influence of civic religion, concerns such as peacemaking have usually been considered ‘optional extras’ for Christians - matters best sidelined into a special arena labelled ‘ethics

  • October 23, 2008

    Trauma and bitterness are among the challenges Sri Lankan churches must face in promoting peace and reconciliation as the island nation is in the middle of an intense war, a World Council of Churches delegation has learnt.

  • September 23, 2008

    A Catholic priest who lives and ministers in London began a short prison sentence last week, after he refused to pay a fine following a peace protest which was ruled to have broken public order restrictions.

  • September 18, 2008

    In the comfort of a simple Swedish meeting room, 25 Christian and Muslim women have been meeting to talk about how religion, which is often blamed for conflict and violence, can also move people toward peace and cooperation.

  • September 18, 2008

    Clarion Events, organisers of exhibitions including the Baby Show and the Spirit of Christmas Fair, have announced their purchase of two arms fairs. This is in addition to the three arms fairs they bought in May 2008.

  • September 16, 2008

    Organisers of the International Day of Prayer for Peace, which is observed on 21 September 2008, say that record numbers of churches, groups and individuals will be joining in all across the world.

  • September 14, 2008

    Eight cyclists from Europe have spent three weeks travelling through the Holy Land to highlight the need for a just and peaceful resolution to the Middle East conflict. Their trip includes occupied Palestinian territory.