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Church leaders from Syria and around the world have gathered ahead of the Geneva 2 talks to call for substantial action to end the conflict.
Education is vital for building peaceful societies and fostering global citizenship, said senior United Nations officials marking the International Day of Peace (21 September)
The Faith in Conflict conference, which brought together representatives from across the country last week, is seen as a 'marker for the future of the church'.
Peace, a simple five letter word – if only that were all. What I want to say may appear to be asking more questions than it answers, but then I am seeking just as you are.
A national ‘Faith in Conflict’ conference due to be held in Coventry next year will seek to improve the way churches deal with internal conflict.
Today (30 June) is Armed Forces Day. The idea was introduced in 2009 to "show support for the men and women of the armed forces".
All communities manifest some form of division and it can be difficult to make connections across those divides. Bury St Edmunds, like many towns, shows more than one face to the world.
Quakers in Bury St Edmunds, Suffolk, have chosen to offer an 'Alternative View' exhibition on Armed Forces Day.
What should be the relationship between a democratic state and its armed forces? It is easier for politicians to play to popular sentiment about “our boys” than to address the moral and constitutional issues.
Monks and nuns from Plum Village peace community in the South of France have brought their experiences of Buddhism's art of awakened living to Oxford.