peacemaking

  • 23 Jan 2013

    At an inter-religious service organized by the Vatican, a church leader has advocated “expressions for peace and the mutual respect for the dignity of the other”.

  • 11 Nov 2012

    One important alternative focus for Remembrance in November and at other times has been the Pacifist Memorial at the site of the Peace Abbey in Sherborn, Massachusetts, USA.

  • 10 Nov 2012
  • 24 Oct 2012

    The World Council of Churches is a global organisation whose skills and experiences can create value for the UN, says WCC General Secretary.

  • 6 Oct 2012

    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.

  • 23 Aug 2012

    Peace, nonviolence and social justice will once again be high on the agenda of the held at Cheltenham Racecourse between August 24th and 27th.

  • 22 Aug 2012

    That God is a God of just-peace not violence is the revelation of Christ and the real truth of Christianity, two leading church figures have said.

  • 22 Aug 2012

    Nobel Peace Prize nominee and globally recognised peace activist, Fr John Dear SJ, is taking part in the Festival of Spirituality and Peace on 23 August.

  • 21 May 2012

    The belief that violence “saves” is so successful because it doesn’t seem to be mythic in the least. Violence simply appears to be the nature of things. It’s what works. It seems inevitable, the last and, often, the first resort in conflicts, says the late Professor Walter Wink. If a god is what you turn to when all else fails, violence certainly functions as a god. What people overlook, then, is the religious character of violence. It demands from its devotees an absolute obedience-unto-death. It requires a theological critique.

  • 12 Nov 2011

    The red poppy has been compromised by political expediency and popular sentiment, suggests Jill Segger. Can we step past the current construct and rediscover the enduring meaning of remembrance and its potential to remodel our future?