Category - peacemakers

  • November 11, 2012

    As ceremonies of Remembrance take place across Britain, a number of public figures have expressed commitment to working for peace in a world of conflict.

  • October 5, 2012

    The Latin American Council of Churches has expressed support for a peace process that has resulted in a truce between armed gangs in El Salvador.

  • October 27, 2011

    A great obstacle to a just peace today is the high level of unemployment among young people all over the world, says Dr Olav Fykse Tveit, general secretary of the World Council of Churches. It feels as though we are gambling with the welfare and happiness of a whole generation. Yet we need the vision and the courage of young people to help make vital changes, not least when we see how they are leading processes of democratization and peace in many countries today.

  • June 24, 2011

    Quakers in Bury St Edmunds, Suffolk, have chosen to offer an 'Alternative View' exhibition on Armed Forces Day.

  • May 20, 2011

    Religious leaders from the Middle East, India, Brazil and the US have been seeking to tackle violence from the perspective the dignity and rights of all.

  • March 13, 2011

    A Kenyan politician has praised the faiths in Africa for taking a leading role in peace-making through practical aid and dialogue activities.

  • February 3, 2011

    The plight of Christians in the Middle East and a call for churches to seek just-peace in the world are among the agenda items for the WCC Central Committee.

  • January 27, 2011

    To all intents and purposes, last Wednesday was a normal day. I dropped my husband, Chris Cole, in Headington and watched him walk away in the darkness to the London bus, as I often do. Then I headed back home for the usual morning routine of breakfast, sandwich making, and the school run.

  • January 21, 2011

    Quakers are marking the 350th anniversary of the first written declaration of Quaker commitment to peace.

  • September 23, 2010

    The International Day of Prayer for Peace attracted a guge range of participants from around the globe, reports the World Council of Churches.