peace and justice

  • May 14, 2019

    A little distance into Words Out of Silence, Jill Segger suggests that “Quakers are not generally theologians, systematic or otherwise.

  • November 30, 2018

    A network of faith-based organisationsbhas released a submission to the Talanoa Dialogue. The title of the submission is: 'Respecting Mother Earth and caring for ecological systems, the most vulnerable communities and all future generations.'

  • November 11, 2018

    On the centenary of Armistice Day, Christian Aid has warned that appalling levels of violence across the globe continue to cost lives and that world leaders, including the UK’s, are too often fuelling rather than preventing conflict.

  • June 12, 2018

    The World Council of Churches has expressed hope for a successful outome to the North Korea-United States summit.

  • December 19, 2017

    World Council of Churches General Secretary, the Rev Dr Olav Fykse Tveit, has condemned an attack at a church in Pakistan that killed at least eight people and injured dozens of others. Tveit expressed sorrow for the lives lost in the suicide bomb and gun attack.

  • November 26, 2017

    The World Council of Churches General Secretary, the Rev Dr Olav Fykse Tveit, has condemned an attack at a mosque in Egypt during which hundreds of people are believed dead.

  • July 20, 2017

    Last week, young Jewish, Muslim and Christian students learned about communication and peacebuilding during a workshop at the Ecumenical Centre in Geneva, all with the hope of serving as peacemakers in their own contexts. The session was led by Marianne Ejdersten, director of Communication at the World Council of Churches.

  • October 3, 2016

    World Quaker Day fell on Sunday 2 October this year (2016) and brought together the global Quaker community. It falls in the ninth British Quaker Week which rune from 1-9 Ictober. Quaker meetings around England, Scotland and Wales are opening their doors with a warm welcome, offering music and art, drama and discussion, worship and witness.

  • June 1, 2016

    The World Council of Churches continues to reiterate complaints about the interrogation and treatment of its staff and professional colleagues at Ben Gurion International Airport on 29 April-2 May 2016

  • April 21, 2016

    A peace and global justice hustings will be held today (21 April 2016) in Edinburgh at Augustine United Church, 41-43 George IV Bridge EH1 1EL.  Doors open at 7.10pm and the hustings will run