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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.

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Sep
14
Wed
Christianity, Nonviolence and Reconciliation, Edinburgh @ Lauriston Centre
Sep 14 @ 7:30 pm – 9:00 pm

The Lauriston Jesuit Centre in Edinburgh are hosting an evening with Pat Gaffney, the Secretary General of Pax Christi UK. She recently attended the conference in Rome on Nonviolence and Just Peace, where it delivered an appeal to the Church to re-commit to the centrality of Gospel nonviolence.

Sep
17
Sat
Dismantling Barriers, Newcastle WWPPI event @ Quaker Meeting House
Sep 17 @ 10:30 am – 4:30 pm

An event for the World Week for Peace in Palestine & Israel.  Open to all.  A day with speakers, workshops and exhibition.  Speaker Zoughbi Zoughbi from Bethlehem

Sep
18
Sun
World Week for Peace in Palestine & Israel
Sep 18 @ 12:00 am – Sep 24 @ 12:00 am

Pax Christi is a supporter and promoter of the the World Week for Pace in Palestine & Israel which runs from 18 – 24 September 2016.  The theme for this year is Dismantling Barriers.  You can find a range of  campaign and prayer resources here 
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Sep
20
Tue
Palestine Evening, Pimlico, London @ St Peter's Church
Sep 20 @ 7:00 pm – 9:00 pm

Short films and speakers too including Victoria Brittain (Action4Children in Palestine), Sir Geoffrey Bindman QC and Pat Gaffney, Pax Christi.   Organised by local Amnesty International group.  An event for the World Week for Peace in Palestine Israel

Oct
6
Thu
Pax Christi ICON of Peace in Leicester @ Blessed Sacrament Parish,
Oct 6 @ 12:05 pm – Oct 16 @ 1:05 pm

The Justice & Peace Group of Blessed Sacrament parish have organised a creative week-long programme with the Pax Christi ICON of Peace 

Faith & Resistance to the War on Terror @ Bloomsbury Central Baptist Church
Oct 6 @ 6:45 pm – 8:45 pm

Creative conversations: Moazzam Begg (CAGE UK)  and Chris Cole( Drone Wars UK) in conversation with Pat Gaffney of Pax Christi.   Organised by Ekklesia and Bloomsbury Central Baptist Churchbloomsburyjpg

Oct
10
Mon
FWW CO Drama in Liverpool Cathedral @ Liverpool Anglican Cathedral
Oct 10 @ 6:30 pm – 8:00 pm

The Cathedral will host a drama re-enacting the trial of First World War CO Ernest Everett.  Organised by the Continuing Education Department .

Oct
22
Sat
Caring for Creation – what are the issues? Lancaster @ The Storey,
Oct 22 @ 10:30 am – 4:30 pm

Caring for Creation: what are the issues? How can we get involved? Speakers: Pat Gaffney, Tom Cullinan, Paul Bodenham, Sue Holden and Paul Kelly.  Organised by Lancaster Faith & Justice and Liverpool Justice & Peace Commissions

Oct
29
Sat
And they shall live secure. Birmingham @ Quaker Meeting House
Oct 29 @ 10:30 am – 4:00 pm

Organised by Church and Peace: ‘And they shall live secure’ (Micah 5,4) Theological reflection and workshops on the Church as an agent for peace in an increasingly insecure world.  Keynote speaker: Simon Barrow of Ekklesia.  There will be a panel  with Pat Gaffney of Pax Christi, Alan Pleydell (Quaker), Pat Nimmo (URC minister), Trevor Williams (former leader of the Corrymeela Community) and Paul Maxwell-Rose (Christian International Peace Service.

Oct
31
Mon
Day of prayer for peace for Syria
Oct 31 all-day

The people of Syria are suffering. Countless thousands have been killed. Millions more have been forced to flee their homes. Across the world, Catholics and Christians from other traditions will hold vigils on 31 October as part of a global day of prayer for peace called by Pope Francis while he is visiting the Lutheran church in Sweden.

We invite our members and supporters to do whatever they can in parishes, schools, communities.  Resources can be found here 

There will be vigils at the Foreign and Commonwealth Office and the Russian Embassy between 4 – 5 pm in London on 31 October supported by Pax Christi and CAFOD

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