Category - violence

  • 4 Jul 2009

    Protestant churches in Kenya have delivered a one-million signature petition to the International Criminal Court at The Hague urging investigations of post-election violence.

  • 3 Jul 2009

    Christians aged roughly 18-30 will assemble in London this evening for a weekend of training in nonviolence. The event is organised by the Fellowship of Reconciliation (FoR) as part of a project to develop practical peacemaking skills.

  • 20 Jun 2009

    War and military service can be a male attractant, says Jill Segger. If we will work with the grain of male nature wherever conscience permits and be honest in respecting its virtues, we will hold a better chance of being heard when we are compelled to stand against it.

  • 16 May 2009

    Victims burned to death in a Kenya Assemblies of God church in what was seen as one of the ugliest symbols of violence that followed the country's disputed election back in 2007 have been laid to rest with pleas for healing of past wounds.

  • 6 Mar 2009

    To mark International Women’s Day 2009, the World Association of Christian Communication (WACC) is calling attention to the opportunities presented to news media to reverse the tide of endemic gender-based violence.

  • 3 Feb 2009

    A religious peace gathering in Philadelphia, USA, featured daily acts of opposition to gun violence held at a gun store in the city. The actions included non-violent protest, prayer, and civil disobedience.

  • 25 Sep 2008

    Anabaptists in India say they have been horrified that Christians have had to the jungle with nothing but the clothes on their backs, fearing for their lives because of communal violence in a country once known for religious tolerance.

  • 23 Sep 2008

    A senior Bajrang Dal leader in Karnataka has been arrested in connection with the widespread attack on Christian churches and prayer halls, police officials and the Indian Catholic Bishops Conference in India have announced.

  • 12 Sep 2008

    The Methodist Church in Britain has joined other churches and NGOs in calling for urgent support and prayer for thousands of hard-pressed Christians in India as violence flares across the state of Orissa.

  • 5 Sep 2008

    The World Council of Churches and the Lutheran World Federation have called on the Prime Minister of India requesting his intervention to end the violence in the state of Orissa. They are also backing Christian prayer and solidarity.