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Keep up-to-date with Pax Christi and other peace-related events.  If you are organising a Pax Christi event in your own area send us details and we will post them here.Facebooktwitter

Apr
10
Sat
Global Days of Action on Military Spending (GDAMS) 10th April-9th May
Apr 10 – May 9 all-day
Global Days of Action on Military Spending (GDAMS) 10th April-9th May

Pax Christ invites you to mark these days of action. Our resources here

These dates were set by the global steering group to include:
– April 15: Tax Day in the U.S. (the largest arms spender by some margin)
– April 26: Release of the latest SIPRI figures on global military spending, which will be accompanied by GDAMS press conferences and twitter storm
– May 1: International Workers Day
– May 9: Europe’s Day of Peace

GDAMS UK website: https://demilitarize.org.uk/

Apr
17
Sat
Executive Meeting
Apr 17 all-day
May
8
Sat
Tony Storey Memorial Lecture @ ZOOM gathering hosted by Middlesbrough J&P
May 8 @ 11:00 am – 12:30 pm

Pat Gaffney former Coordinator of Pax Christi and member of the Catholic Nonviolence Initiative will speak: Shining a light on the power and creativity of nonviolence. The Catholic Nonviolence Initiative 5 years on.

The lecture is held every year in memory of Father Anthony Storey, a founding member of Middlesbrough Justice and Peace Commission and a tireless campaigner for peace and justice. Please register at email address for ZOOM link

May
15
Sat
Conscientious Objectors Day
May 15 @ 4:30 pm – 5:30 pm

Join us online to remember those who have refused to participate in war and to show solidarity with conscientious objectors around the world today. Simply visit www.CO-Day.org at the time to watch the live stream.

There will be a minute’s silence, songs and speeches from around the UK and beyond including:
– Israeli conscientious objector Atalya Ben Abbah
– Natalia García Cortés from War Resisters’ International in Colombia
– Actor Michael Mears live from the Conscientious Objectors’ Commemorative Stone in Tavistock Square, London

May
22
Sat
Pax Christi AGM @ On-line ZOOM
May 22 @ 10:15 am – 4:00 pm

More info to come….

Jul
23
Fri
NJPN Conference
Jul 23 – Jul 25 all-day
Aug
6
Fri
Hiroshima Day
Aug 6 all-day

More info to come….

Aug
9
Mon
Nagasaki Day
Aug 9 all-day

More info to come…..

Franz Jagerstatter Service
Aug 9 @ 6:30 pm
Sep
21
Tue
International Day of Peace
Sep 21 all-day

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