UK: Scottish branch of international Catholic peace movement launched in November


from The Scottish Catholic Observer

23/12/18 - The Scottish branch of an international Catholic peace movement hosted its debut event at the ­Conforti centre in ­Coatbridge in November.

Pax Christi Scotland, which was founded earlier this year, is currently under the wing of Justice and Peace Scotland until it gains the necessary ­status to be recognised as an autonomous organisation within the wider international Pax Christi network.

The group held its first major launch event on Friday November 23 to Sunday 25. The weekend of reflection consisted of workshops, talks and prayer on nonviolence.

It set out how the newly founded Pax Christi Scotland hopes to achieve its aims within the Church, households, schools and beyond.

Marian Pallister is the vice-chair of Justice and Peace Scotland, as well as their Argyll and the Isles commissioner, and is currently involved in leading the Scottish Pax Christi ­movement while it is under the guidance of Justice and Peace Scotland...

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Pax Christi Scotland, Scotland, UK