Pax Christi ICON of Peace

The Icon, made in the Monastery of St John in the Desert, near Jerusalem, was gifted to Pax Christi International in 1999. The people and stories depicted on the ICON, from Eastern and Western Christian traditions and from scripture, open our eyes to forgiveness and reconciliation as part of making peace.

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people putting peace into action  Peace - based on justice.  A world where human rights are respected, basic needs are met and people feel safe and valued in their communities Reconciliation - a process which begins when people try to mend relationships - between individuals or whole countries after times of violence or dispute Nonviolence …

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Members News 2019

World Week For Peace in Palestine & Israel: Members in Liverpool sent the following report:  The metropolitan cathedral was a fitting backdrop for our small but significant vigil for peace. We were joined by members of Sabeel-Kairos other peace and solidarity groups. We shared the prayers at intervals including those of the Mennonites community. Our vigil …

Members’ News 2018

11 November - Peace and Remembrance in Wisbech Sean Finlay a member from Wisbech in East Anglia writes:  A small group of peace activists assembled at the Thomas Clarkson memorial on Sunday evening and I represented Pax Christi.  The reading below was done by Maureen James, a local historian. We lighted some candles. And after …

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Post Easter reflections 2019

Sunday reflections from Easter - Pentecost   To deepen our understanding of Gospel nonviolence, we invited seven members of Pax Christi to explore the powerful readings for the Sundays after Easter – readings that tell us something of the struggle of the early Christian communities to create a life-path for themselves built on the life and …

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Remember Palestine this Advent & Christmas

PRAYER AND ACTION FOR PALESTINE THIS ADVENT & CHRISTMAS 2018 Advent is a time to turn toward Bethlehem and behold the occupants for whose sake the saviour was born, those who still live under occupation, denied their freedom, dignity and independence. Advent calls all who espouse justice and peace to allow the people of Bethlehem …

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The Wall – Supporting Resources

Additional resources and background information for The Wall education resource Video: Bethlehem Hidden from View Video: The Iron Wall Part 1 (Part 2, Part 3, Part 4, Part 5, Part 6) Video: Bethlehem Checkpoint Slideshow: Something Inside so Strong Slideshow: Images of Bethlehem   Sumud Sumud is Arabic for Steadfastness Sumud, for Palestinians, means preserving deep roots with their …

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We offer a wide range of resources and publicity material to help you promote the work of Pax Christi and the work for peace.  Why not run your own stall? Run your own stall with Pax Christi publications and resources at an event in your local area! If you would like some ideas for Stalls …

September-December 2018

November 2018: Peace groups gather to say ‘No more war: let’s make peace happen.’ Several hundred people gathered in London on 11 November, members and supporters of the First World War Peace Forum, to reflect on the impact of war on the world and re-commit to building peace in the years ahead.  More pics of …

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Find out about the key campaigning and advocacy issues that Pax Christi British Section is working on. You can also find key resources, statements and details of other organisations  with whom we work.