violence

  • August 28, 2017

    In a speech at the Wittenberg Ecumenical Assembly on 25 August 2017, World Council of Churches General Secretary, the Rev Dr Olav Fykse Tveit, reviewed the work of the ecumenical movement in 2017, describing “an extraordinary ecumenical chance at this point in history.”

  • August 16, 2017

    On Saturday, 12 August 2917 in Charlottesville, Virginia, one woman died and 19 others were injured when a man who, after rallying with white supremacist groups, rammed his car into a crowd. Earlier in the day, two law enforcement officers lost their lives when their helicopter crashed as they patrolled the gathering crowds.

  • August 15, 2017

    “Actions speak louder than words”. “ Sticks and stones may break my bones but words will never hurt me”.

  • August 7, 2017

    With national elections taking place in Kenya tomorrow, faith leaders are hard at work to ensure that tribal violence does not erupt as it has in the past.

  • July 28, 2017

    The number of assaults and incidents of self-injury in prisons in England and Wales have risen to record highs, figures seen by the Howard League for Penal Reform revealed yesterday.

  • June 21, 2017

    In the light of recent tragedies, Paul Parker, the Recording Clerk of Quakers in Britain, has issued a statement condemning all acts of violence

  • June 4, 2017

    As news of the attacks at London Bridge and Borough Market broke yesterday evening (3 June 2017), I found myself switching between TV and radio news with a sense of horr

  • March 21, 2017

    Warning of escalating tension across the North African country due to mobilisation of forces, the worsening security situation in the capital, Tripoli, as well as recent violence in Misrata and Benghazi, the United Nations envoy for Libya yesterday has called on all parties to unite and to put the country ahead of their “own narrow interests.”

  • January 9, 2017

    Repeated and new forms of violence in Middle East, notably in Jerusalem, Damascus and Baghdad, is strongly condemned, and calls for more prayer and strengthened peace efforts to halt extremists seeking to divide humanity, says the World Council of Churches’  General Secretary.

  • December 28, 2016

    Hunger, terror and destitution are afflicting many millions of people in Nigeria in a huge crisis that remains largely hidden from the world, Christian Aid is warning.