Peace

  • July 15, 2015

    The UN has welcomed the agreement reached between international negotiators and the Government of Iran as paving the to way a viable solution of the country's nuclear programme.

  • July 13, 2015

    Scotland has remembered the victims of the Srebrenica massacre at a memorial service in St Giles Cathedral, Edinburgh, marking the 20th anniversary of the atrocity.

  • May 27, 2015

    Nine Quaker organisations have issued a statement urging support for a political resolution by Burundians that avoids deadly conflict and leads to lasting peace and justice for all.

  • April 2, 2015

    Ekklesia is a small organisation with big ideas. Can you help us spring into action in 2015?

  • December 25, 2014
  • December 23, 2014

    At Christmas 1914, four months into World War One, British and German soldiers on the Western front laid down their weapons. They exchanged small gifts, sang carols, buried their dead, and some even kicked a football around.

  • December 22, 2014

    'Panic Saturday' is behind us. But the panic does not seem to have diminished greatly. The compulsion to buy and the strain of doing so is on almost every tongue. Like many Quakers, I don't give presents. This makes Christmas both easier and more demanding.

  • December 8, 2014

    Pilgrimage towards peace and justice formed the theme of remarks opening the recent five-day Ecumenical Peace Consultation in Sweden

  • December 4, 2014

    Participants in a recent World Council of Churches consultation in Burma have stressed the need to equip churches for peacebuilding.

  • October 7, 2014

    When my twin sister and I were very sick with the measles, aged six, it didn’t even occur to me that a home visit from the doctor was anything less than our due. I bet it occurred to my parents though. Having grown up in a world without the NHS, I bet they were grateful that they didn’t have to think about how to pay the doctor for his trouble, or for the medicines he left that helped relieve our symptoms and reduce the fever that was undoubtedly causing them concern.