Peace

  • October 31, 2006

    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.

  • January 3, 2017

    On his first day at the helm of the United Nations, Secretary-General António Guterres has pledged to make 2017 a year for peace.

  • December 20, 2016

    As part of an ongoing, multiyear project called 'Walking Together', an international and interreligious group met in Nicosia, Cyprus, from 6-8 December 2016 to explore different facets of the theme 'Pilgrimage of Justice and Peace', which undergirds the World Council of Church’s programmatic focus.

  • December 2, 2016

    More than 200 civil society groups from around the world have urged the UN General Assembly to take action regarding the war in Syria.

  • November 11, 2016

    Armenians worldwide are currently participating in the project for the restoration of the Tomb of Christ in the Church of the Holy Sepulchre in Jerusalem.

  • September 26, 2016

    At 6.45pm on Thursday 6 October former Guantanamo Bay prisoner, Moazzam Begg, and Chris Cole, Director of Drone Wars UK, join conversation with Pat Gaffney, co-ordinator of Pax Christi U

  • September 22, 2016

    The Northern Friends Peace Board (NFPB) will hold a conference in Darlington on 24 September 2016.  Entitled Changing the narrative for peace - critical role of the media, the conference will explore themes of changing the narrative round peace, security and conflict, using both existing and new media.

  • 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.

  • July 6, 2016

    As the Chilcot report was released, bereaved relatives of soldiers who died in Iraq uttered terrible truths.

  • June 28, 2016

    The Church of England is facing embarrassment as one of its own priests prepares to pray for peace on the steps of a church building as generals and arms dealers arrive for a major conference.