Peace

  • 3 Jul 2009

    Christians aged roughly 18-30 will assemble in London this evening for a weekend of training in nonviolence. The event is organised by the Fellowship of Reconciliation (FoR) as part of a project to develop practical peacemaking skills.

  • 3 Jul 2009

    The Campaign Against Arms Trade (CAAT) has pointed to nationwide protests against the arms industry as evidence of “public revulsion". Such feelings are expected to increase ahead of the London arms fair in September.

  • 27 Jun 2009

    Today is the UK's first Armed Forces Day. It is a thinly veiled attempt to deflect scrutiny of politicians who have made disastrous decisions about war, says Symon Hill. But sentiment is no substitute for accountability.

  • 23 May 2009

    The lessons of a 16th century theologian born in France speak directly to a post-modern world hungry for peaceful and united communities according to the president of a global network of Protestant churches.

  • 4 Apr 2009

    Tens of thousands of protestors congregated in two towns in southeastern Germany and in Strasbourg, eastern France, yesterday to protest against the NATO summit on the 60th anniversary of the alliance.

  • 1 Apr 2009

    A world without nuclear weapons is not only possible but more secure, leaders of NATO have been told by a broad coalition of national, regional and global councils of churches.

  • 11 Mar 2009

    Over ten thousand people, including faith leaders, trade unionists and community groups, have attended a series of rallies across Northern Ireland to express opposition to the return of violence to the province.

  • 3 Feb 2009

    A religious peace gathering in Philadelphia, USA, featured daily acts of opposition to gun violence held at a gun store in the city. The actions included non-violent protest, prayer, and civil disobedience.

  • 29 Jan 2009

    Despite the terrible start in Gaza and other endemic conflicts, governments committed to shared security are set to reach an historic milestone on nuclear free zones this year, says Jonathan Frerichs

  • 10 Jan 2009

    With Israel threatening to escalate its military action in Gaza, Patrick Kelly, Catholic Archbishop of Liverpool and vice president of the Bishops' Conference has called for an alternative to more violence.