peace and reconciliation

  • July 19, 2016

    The Chair of Christian Aid, the Rt Rev Dr Rowan Williams, has spoken out against the recent fighting in South Sudan, where armed clashes in the capital, Juba, claimed nearly 300 lives and forced thousands of people to abandon their homes.

  • June 13, 2016

    To renew relations with churches and religious organisations and to explore possibilities of joint promotion of peace and reconciliation in Ukraine, a staff delegation from the World Council of Churches has visited Kyiv.

  • July 20, 2015

    Rowan Williams and the Bishop of Torit, Bishop Emeritus Paride Taban, have led a day of discussions on achieving sustainable peace and unity in South Sudan.

  • April 12, 2014

    The World Council of Churches has announced a major consultation on peace, reconciliation and reunification of the Korean peninsula.

  • January 30, 2014

    In Britain we now have Armed Forces Day, but no specific day to mark or encourage peaceful conflict resolution or transformation.

  • February 18, 2013

    Canon David Porter, highly regarded for his conflict and change work in Coventry and in Ireland, has been appointed to a post at Lambeth Palace.

  • August 3, 2011

    The Patriarch of the Georgian Orthodox Church has called on his Russian counterpart to reconcile, after a war between the two countries in 2008.

  • May 8, 2011

    There are serious questions to be asked about the unity pact between the two Palestinian factions of Fatah and Hamas, says Harry Hagopian. But meanwhile the Israeli prime minister remains dwarfed by the real significance of the Arab Spring, and a huge block to progress towards a just peace for all. He is still a tactician at best, with precious little strategic foresight.

  • March 22, 2011

    Is reconciliation realistic? Is it possible to reconcile groups with diverse or contradictory experiences and understanding of the world? The answer to this question depends on what we accept as “realistic”, says Andrew Suderman What is the true story that is being told? The Christian message is that it is ultimately God who reconciles, not us. Our task is to align ourselves with God's action in this respect.

  • August 20, 2010

    Alongside the world famous Edinburgh Festival (throughout August) and the accompanying Festival of Politics (which we highlighted last week) stands the adventurous Festival of Spirituality and Peace (