peacemakers

  • February 3, 2011

    The plight of Christians in the Middle East and a call for churches to seek just-peace in the world are among the agenda items for the WCC Central Committee.

  • January 27, 2011

    To all intents and purposes, last Wednesday was a normal day. I dropped my husband, Chris Cole, in Headington and watched him walk away in the darkness to the London bus, as I often do. Then I headed back home for the usual morning routine of breakfast, sandwich making, and the school run.

  • January 21, 2011

    Quakers are marking the 350th anniversary of the first written declaration of Quaker commitment to peace.

  • September 23, 2010

    The International Day of Prayer for Peace attracted a guge range of participants from around the globe, reports the World Council of Churches.

  • July 6, 2010

    Faith leaders in Africa have a responsibility to act as peacemakers rather than to fuel strife, says a Lutheran theologian from Eritrea in a new book.

  • July 1, 2010

    The National Council of Churches USA and the Church of the Brethren have jointly appointed Jordan Blevins to lead an ecumenical peacemaking programme on behalf of the two organisations.

  • June 9, 2009

    It is important to remember that "many people in Israel belong to the peace movement", a group that should not be forgotten, Nobel Peace Prize Laureate Archbishop Desmond Tutu has said, encouraging moves toward a just peace.

  • September 16, 2008

    Organisers of the International Day of Prayer for Peace, which is observed on 21 September 2008, say that record numbers of churches, groups and individuals will be joining in all across the world.

  • August 28, 2008

    Christian and other peacemakers staged a 10-hour vigil outside Canada House in London's Trafalgar Square yesterday, to call on on the Canadian government to halt the deportation of US soldiers who have fled the war in Iraq.

  • May 7, 2008

    A Catholic priest has taken part in last week's early-morning non-violent action against the Waihopai military satellite communications interception station, near Blenheim, New Zealand.