Austria: Pax Christi Austria observes the anniversary of the start of the Second World War with statement on need for justice, reconciliation

On the anniversary of the German invasion of Poland on 1 September 1939, which marks the start of World War II, Pax Christi Austria issued a statement calling on churches to speak out when "excessive nationalism, contempt for humanity and racism are heard again as war threatens."...

Europe: Pax Christi International joins PAX, Pax Christi Vlaanderen in signing onto letter to new Members of the European Parliament regarding peace project

Earlier this week, Pax Christi International joined our partners at PAX and Pax Christi Vlaanderen alongside 58 other non-profit organisations "to express our deep concern about a number of policy proposals which, taken together, call into question the EU’s founding values of human rights, peace and disarmament."...

Democratic Republic of Congo: Two new articles feature the project on active nonviolence in the Great Lakes region of Africa

During the month of August, Dieudonne Serukabuza, our regional coordinator for Africa, spent time conducting a "training of trainers" workshop in the Democratic Republic of Congo and an evaluation of thge project on empowering new generations on active nonviolence and entrepreneurship in the area...

Colombia: Colombia marking "week for peace" while a revival of armed conflict is feared

"I am and we are territories of peace" is the motto chosen for this year by the organizing committee, consisting of: National Secretariat of Social Pastoral/Cáritas Colombia, National Network of Initiatives for Citizens for Peace - Redepaz, Center for Popular Research and Education/Peace Program - CINEP/PPP and Pontificia Universidad Javeriana - PUJ...

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