Resources, statement for World Week for Peace in Palestine and Israel

The annual World Week for Peace in Palestine and Israel is slated for 15-22 September this year. During this week — which includes the International Day of Prayer for Peace on 21 September — church organisations, congregations, and people of faith will be organising worship services, educational events, and acts of support in favour of peace and justice for Israelis and Palestinians…

European Parliament members receive factsheets on advocacy priorities

Brussels – The new members of the European Parliament (MEPs) met for the first time on 2-4 July in Strasbourg and its Committees and Sub-Committees on Foreign Affairs, International Trade, Development, Human Rights and Security and Defence have been formed. It’s therefore a timely moment for Pax Christi International, together with some of its European

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Empowering New Generations for Active Nonviolence

“Active nonviolence happens when peaceful means are used to promote one’s ideas, fight injustice or resist aggression. It happens when respect for one’s adversary is preached. It happens when one advocates for a struggle that does not undermine the integrity … of one’s opponent.” — A young participant in the Kinshasa training, Democratic Republic of

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