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Ekklesia proposes non-violent alternatives to military action as well as peace-making strategies. Ekklesia hit the headlines in 2002 by proposing public consideration of strategies for non-violent regime change in Iraq.
An international ecumenical consultation in Hong Kong is all set to examine issues of human security and peace with justice across Asia.
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”.
“The prophet Isaiah promises a prince of peace who will burn all the combat boots and bloodied uniforms, stoking a fire to light the way toward justice and peace.”
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.
Participants from Latin America will meet in Guatemala next week for a regional consultation on peace and human security in the continent.
A new online publication from the World Council of Churches invites congregations to explore themes from the upcoming 10th WCC Assembly.
Peace cannot be separated from justice and wisdom, nor politics from relationships, a panel on conflict as a positive source of change has suggested.
When we see all conflict as automatically and only ‘bad’ do we miss the opportunity for change arising from facing the other?
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.