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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”.
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.
The World Council of Churches is a global organisation whose skills and experiences can create value for the UN, says WCC General Secretary.
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.
Peace, nonviolence and social justice will once again be high on the agenda of the held at Cheltenham Racecourse between August 24th and 27th.
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.
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.
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?
The best way to achieve global peace is to start in local communities, says Liberian interfaith activist and Nobel Peace Prize winner Leymah Gbowee.
Quakers around Britain will be speaking about their convictions and lifestance during the fifth national Quaker Week, 1-9 October 2011.