This page is about Pax Christi’s work relating to Israel and Palestine. Please also see below for links to pages with further resources, action ideas and information.
A beautiful video message from our partners at the Arab Educational Institute in Bethlehem.
Up-dated Pax Christi leaflet on solidarity with peacemakers in Palestine & Israel (August 2019)
‘Violence, imposed solutions cannot bring about peace’ – 2019 Article from H.B. Michel Sabbah, Latin Patriarchate Emeritus of Jerusalem on the present situation in Israel/Palestine. H.B. Michel Sabbah was President of Pax Christi International from 1999 till 2007. Read full text
Pax Christi calls for an end to illegal occupation of Palestine. In this month of the commemoration of 50 years of Israeli occupation of the Palestinian territories, Pax Christi International in collaboration with its members, urges the international community to call for the immediate end of the 50-year Israeli occupation and for the parties to reengage in a peace process in compliance with international law. (May 2016)
In 2015 our World Assembly, was held in Bethlehem, Palestine. This is the statement affirming our stand in favour of nonviolent struggle against the occupation.
The World Assembly of Pax Christi urges all UN-member states to recognize the state of Palestine and to ban Israeli settlements in occupied Palestine… are deeply concerned about Israeli policies that deny the rights of the Palestinian people and preclude the possibility of a two state solution. Pax Christi International supports Palestinians in their nonviolent struggle to end occupation and Israelis who stand for human rights and international law, including as applied to Palestinians.