10th March – 12th March – The Things That Make for peace

March 10th, 2017

10th March – 12th March
a joint event with FoR, the Methodist Peace Fellowship and Anglican Pacifist Fellowship.

More information and to book, see Eventbrite Eventbrite

General Election 2017 – peace concerns

May 16th, 2017

Northern Friends Peace Board has written a set of pointers and prompts on some peace concerns in the lead up to the 2017 General Election in the UK. http://nfpb.org.uk/GE2017

1 March 2017 , Ash Wednesday Witness against Nuclear War Preparations

March 1st, 2017

AW Promotion 2017
Christians will gather in Glasgow, Liverpool and London on Ash Wednesday, 1 March 2017 to protest against the continued preparation for nuclear war.
Pax Christi, with CCND, London Catholic Worker, Glasgow Catholic Worker will be taking part in acts of witness that involve prayer and action at various places. Full details here

Resources from Pax Christi for Lent & Easter 2017

February 20th, 2017

Final2017 Lent & Spring flyer purple text
Pax Christi have a range of resources that explore peace messages for Lent and Easter. This included a new Way of the Cross drawing on accounts of First World War Conscientious Objectors. The leaflet also outlines actions and campaigns from February – May 2017 . Download here

Nuclear Weapon Ban Treaty Briefing 2017

February 20th, 2017

Halfpage-Nuclear Ban briefing VF ed
A briefing setting out arguments and questions to engage in discussion abut the nuclear ban treaty. Download here

29 Oct 2016 – Church and Peace Britain and Ireland Regional Day

October 29th, 2016

Quaker Meeting House, 40 Bull St, Birmingham B4 6AF

“And they shall live secure” (Micah 5,4)

This Church and Peace Britain and Ireland day of reflection and discussion will look at what makes us secure, and what makes us insecure, and how the churches can play a prophetic role in building true security in the region today.

We’ll have a chance to reimagine the face of Church and Peace in Britain and Ireland. We want to think together about the network’s unique contribution in the future and how we can strengthen the work already being done.

Keynote speaker: Simon Barrow, director of Ekklesia

Lunch can be booked. Register by 20 October by contacting Barbara Forbes – forbesbarbarae@yahoo.co.uk

29 October, Church & Peace Day Conference, Birmingham

October 29th, 2016

‘And they shall live secure’ (Micah 5,4) Theological reflection and workshops on the Church as an agent for peace in an increasingly insecure world. Keynote speaker: Simon Barrow of Ekklesia, with Pat Gaffney on the panel. 10.30 – 4pm at Quaker Meeting House, 40 Bull Street B4 6AF Free event, lunch £6. Registrations: Barbara Forbes forbesbarbarae@yahoo.co.uk

5 October – 0pen NCPO meeting @FoR Oxford

October 5th, 2016

Open afternoon gathering with Paul Musiol who works for PAX Netherlands ( Pax Christi’s sister organisation). Paul will be sharing on his role as EU advocacy person on issues of Iraq and Syria. This follows the regular NCPO bi-annual business meeting. Please let Pat Gaffney of Pax Christi know if you are coming 0208 203 4884 coordinator@paxchristi.org.uk

Appeal to Catholic Church to recommit to Centrality of Nonviolence

October 3rd, 2016

In April 2016 more than 80 peace activists, theologians, academics gathered in Rome at a conference co-hosted by Pax Christi International and the Pontifical Council for Justice & Peace to explore and then draw up a proposal to go to Pope Francis and the Catholic Church as a whole. The British Section of Pax Christi were deeply involved in the process.

Read and endorse the Appeal

Read more of the background and direction of the Conference

Advent & Christmas resources from Pax Christi 2016

October 3rd, 2016
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