Information on the day
Pax Christi Peace Pilgrimage to the ExCel Arms Fair Site
Tuesday, 14th September: 10.30 meeting for 11am start
Meet at 10.30am at St Anne’s RC Church, 1 Berwick Road, Custom House, London EC16 3DR to walk to ExCel Centre for DSEI Day of Action.
Nearest Station: Prince Regent DLR
All welcome to join us.
If you are not able to join us in person, you can still join us in our pilgrimage by meditating and praying with the Stations of the Cross that we will be using on our way.
There is a very good Community Café near to ExCel, in Cundy Road, but it can get very busy. You may want to bring your own refreshments.
It would be helpful if you could let us know that you are hoping to come, by emailing firstname.lastname@example.org
This will enable us to let you know if there are any changes due to Police Security arrangements.
If you are using the above map, for the church in Berwick Street, keep walking up Prince Regent Lane and it’s on the left.
For more information on the vigil on the 13th, click here.
Information on DSEI and the Arms Trade
For more information on DSEI and other events and days of action visit the Stop the Arms Fair website.
Pax Christi England and Wales has co- signed this statement with the Catholic Bishops condemning the Arms Trade and the Arms Fair in London : https://www.cbcew.org.uk/catholic-bishops-and-organisations-call-for-an-end-to-the-arms-trade/
Campaign Against Arms Trade has lots of information on the arms trade on their website.
Stop Arming Israel: https://waronwant.org/news-analysis/stop-arming-israel
End the UK-Israel arms trade – email your MP: https://secure.waronwant.org/page/86400/action/1?ea_tracking_id=wowweb&utm_source=Web&utm_medium=WOW&utm_campaign=N&A=
Arms Sales to Yemen: https://caat.org.uk/news/arms-sales-back-in-court/
Permanent link to this article: https://paxchristi.org.uk/2021/09/08/dsei-day-of-action/
Peace in Palestine and Israel is an important, longstanding campaign issue for Pax Christi both here and internationally. We hear from our partners in the region distressing accounts of deep and worsening injustice, violence and suffering with no end in sight. The World Week for Peace in Palestine and Israel is from 15th-22nd September. We have created a range of useful resources here Please use them to support the struggle for a just peace out of this unbearable conflict.
The World Council of Churches’ theme is Humanity and Equality in God’s Creation. Pax Christi International have issued a statement drawing attention to the inequalities in law: ‘For Palestinians living in the West Bank, East Jerusalem and the Gaza Strip, the assault on their humanity and human rights is constant and pernicious.’
Permanent link to this article: https://paxchristi.org.uk/2019/08/28/wwppi-2019/
Pax Christi, along with other organisations, has been involved in organizing a series of fascinating inter- generational conversations. The conversations have taken place around the country and brought together people from different generations to discuss their faith and its role in their engagement in justice and peace. As well as feedback being given to the Bishops of England and Wales at the current Synod on youth in Rome, Pat Jones has written an insightful article, ‘Bursting the Bubble’, for The Tablet on the conversations and what we can learn from them. You can visit the website at www.peoplefaithjustice.org.uk for more information on the conversations, including some interesting videos and resources to hold your own inter-generational conversation.
Permanent link to this article: https://paxchristi.org.uk/2018/10/08/inter-generational-conversations/
Hello! I’m Aisling, the new schools and youth education worker. I’m looking forward to getting started working with young people, teachers and schools to promote peace, nonviolence and reconciliation. Please don’t hesitate to get in touch at email@example.com if you have any queries, or have a look at the peace education pages for some great resources and ideas.
Permanent link to this article: https://paxchristi.org.uk/2018/09/25/welcome-to-our-new-peace-education-worker/
The new lesson, The Peace Movement, examines a variety of peace organisations inviting students to critically assess their motivation and inspiration, their work and its effectiveness, and what opposition or barriers they face.
Sitting alongside existing lessons The Christian Contribution to Issues of War and Peace and Pacifism – Practice and Practicality this new lesson completes a high quality set of lessons for students studying war and peace as part of their A-Level Religious Studies curriculum.
All of our A-level RE lessons can be found here.
Permanent link to this article: https://paxchristi.org.uk/2018/08/03/new-a-level-re-lesson/