Category - Peace

  • 26 Jun 2007

    Heads of the historic churches in Jerusalem have welcomed the Palestine-Israel Ecumenical Forum launched in Jordan last week. They want to work with those of all faiths and none to achieve a breakthrough in the deadly stalemate.

  • 5 Jun 2007

    At a church service in Jerusalem on Sunday, Christian leaders called for an end to 40 years of Israeli occupation of Palestinian territories and emphasized the church's commitment to non-violence in the service of peace.

  • 30 May 2007

    The BBC's website is running a picture stroy of Christian Peacemaker Team's work in Hebron. Great pictures and some information about their great (and much needed) work

  • 27 Apr 2007

    The quiet demise of mass nonviolent protests in Iraq is rarely mentioned by the media or analysts, says Tim Nafziger. How different could things have been if nonviolent demonstrations by Iraqis had been widely covered and taken seriously?

  • 23 Apr 2007

    World Council of Churches (WCC) general secretary Dr Sam Kobia has issued a passionate appeal to both sides in the Sri Lanka conflict to end their violence and seek a viable political way forward.

  • 28 Mar 2007

    Plans to mobilize churches around the world for peace have been approved by the World Council of Churches (WCC) executive committee.

  • 13 Mar 2007

    We've been slow in providing feedback on the trip to Tehran by 13 US Christian leaders, coordinated by Mennonites and Quakers.

  • 8 Mar 2007

    The land, hope and glory of Jerusalem is best viewed from the wilderness

  • 24 Feb 2007

    Up to 50,000 demonstrators took to the streets in London and Glasgow today (Saturday 24 February 2007) to call for an end to the war in Iraq, a non-military resolution of tensions involving Iran, and the scrapping of Britain’s nuclear deterrent. Church leaders and Christians were among the protestors.

  • 19 Feb 2007

    Loving enemies is central to the way of Jesus, and Christian non-violence is not a tactical choice, it is a "a personal way of being" based on God's alternative strength ‚Ä' that was the message of Pope Benedict XVI in St Peter's Rome on Sunday 18 February 2007.