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A series organised with the Departments for Justice and Peace and Interreligious Relations
Speaker Ann Farr, a member of the Executive Committee of Pax Christi International, will speak on her role within the Ecumenical Accompaniment Programme where she served for 3-months in the West Bank/Occupied Territories.
GCOMS 2017 will run from 20 April to 23 April – we hope this may give an opportunity to spread actions and events into the week-end.
A great opportunity to raise the issue of military spending – asking the question, “does it make us safer”. Help others to think about this with a stall in your town centre or church. Highlight the opportunities that are lost when governments spend money on the military rather than on health, education, development, climate change and more…
Ideas on how to run stalls here
Bishop Kevin Dowling was elected to the Pax Christi International board in 2004 and became Co-President in 2010, bringing with him a wealth of experience in working for human rights and social justice.
Bishop Kevin will speak on the nonviolent witness of Archbishop Oscar Romero and its message for us today. Bishop Kevin has been present at various Romero commemorations in El Salvador and supports the work of the Romero Trust.
Pat Gaffney has been General Secretary of Pax Christi UK since 1990. She is a member of the international working group that initiated the Catholic Nonviolence Initiative and helped facilitate the Rome Conference. She has spoken at innumerable conferences and been an outstanding contributor to peace work both here in the UK and internationally.
This event has been organised with the support of both Pax Christi and the Archbishop Romero Trust.
A one day event led by Pat Gaffney of Pax Christi introducing the work of the newly formed Catholic
Nonviolence Initiative of which Pax Christi is a founder member. This new initiative helped to shape the 2017 World Peace Day message, Nonviolence, a style of politics for peace.
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- Business reports
- Conversations with staff team on six areas of work in groups
- Elections to Executive Committee
Shared lunch / stalls and information sharing
- Meet our new International Secretary General from Brussels Greet Vanaerschot
- Pax Christi Peace Award 2017 with music to help us celebrate!
- Prayer & reflection time