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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

Jun
20
Sat
World Refugee Day: Keeping Children From Danger
Jun 20 @ 10:00 am – 12:00 pm
World Refugee Day: Keeping Children From Danger

Join People Not Walls to find out why people including families with children, and unaccompanied young people, are taking to the seas and what’s happening on our closest borders, events perhaps encouraging them to do so. Listen to speakers and organisations from both sides of the Channel: Alexandra Limousin (‘L’Auberge des Migrants), Human Rights Observers, Kent Refugee Action Network Youth Ambassadors, Marie Charlotte Fabié (Safe Passage International), Secours Catholique, and others. Then zoom live to the seafront in Dover, to join Seeking Sanctuary and Rt Rev Dr Rose Hudson-Wilkin, Bishop of Dover, for the Commemoration at the plaques for the migrants who died trying to reach the UK.
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Jun
26
Fri
Online Dialogue: Working Together For Peace
Jun 26 @ 11:00 am – 12:00 pm

Dialogue shaping the future of the UN

To commemorate 75 years since the signing of the UN charter, we are hosting a UN75 dialogue to join in the global conversation about challenges and aspirations for the future of peace. This is a stand-alone event although it follows our previous online discussion and prayer time on the Holy See Mission to the UN and the work of Pax Christi International’s UN representatives in New York. Contact us for the Zoom link: info@paxchristi.org.uk If you can’t join us, add your voice by taking part in the UN survey. More about our event here.

Jun
29
Mon
Annexation – what hope for Palestine?
Jun 29 @ 7:00 pm – 8:00 pm

Pax Christi members and friends will gather for a time of quiet prayer and reflection online in advance of the proposed annexation of Palestinian land by Israel on 1st July.

Jul
15
Wed
United States, Israel & the Trump Plan: Webinar
Jul 15 @ 6:30 pm – 8:00 pm
United States, Israel & the Trump Plan: Webinar

An event hosted by Yorkshire Sabeel.

Why is Donald Trump proposing this plan which most analysts believe is advantageous to Israel and problematic for Palestinians?

  • Do the Palestinians have any real influence in the matter?
  • To what extent is the Israeli position affected by demographic factors and is there support within Israel for annexing the whole of the West Bank?
  • What about the status of Jerusalem?
  • If Trump isn’t returned in November, how will that alter the situation?

Paul Rogers is Emeritus Professor of Peace Studies at Bradford University, an International Security Advisor to the Oxford Research Group and a regular contributor to Open Democracy.

Register via Eventbrite and Yorkshire Sabeel will send you the link.

Jul
30
Thu
Catholic Nonviolence Initiative – Spreading the word and the vision
Jul 30 @ 5:30 pm – 7:00 pm

Join us to hear more about nonviolence and the work of the Catholic Nonviolence Initiative – but also to take part in sharing your own thoughts and ideas. Be ready with paper and a big pen to write your own message about nonviolence for a Zoom Gallery photo. Pope Francis says, ‘…the true battlefield, where violence and peace meet, is the human heart.’ An event led by Pat Gaffney. Joining info to follow.

Aug
6
Thu
Hiroshima & Nagasaki: Online Liturgy
Aug 6 @ 8:00 am – 9:00 am
Hiroshima & Nagasaki: Online Liturgy

Join us online at the beginning of the first day in which we recall the suffering, death and destruction of the bombing of Hiroshima and Nagasaki. As this is the 75th anniversary, you may like to join us in fasting from Thursday 6th – Sunday 9th, or for part of the time, (if you are otherwise fit and well). We will spend an online hour in prayer and reflection together on Thursday 6th at 8 am. We will meet online at the same times on Friday, Saturday and Sunday 9th for half an hour of prayer and reflection together. Email for the zoom link: info@paxchristi.org.uk

Liverpool: Witness for Hiroshima & Nagasaki @ CND Office
Aug 6 @ 10:00 am
Liverpool: Witness for Hiroshima & Nagasaki @ CND Office

Pax Christ members will join CND friends, meeting at the CND offices. They will process to St Johns Gardens where the Lord Mayor will lay a wreath. There will be some readings as well. Marchers are asked to wear white and bring a banner or symbol.

London Witness: 75 years since the bombing of Hiroshima & Nagasaki
Aug 6 @ 10:00 am – 11:30 am
London Witness: 75 years since the bombing of Hiroshima & Nagasaki

We will have a silent, outdoor, socially-distanced presence outside Westminster Cathedral between 10 and 11.30 am. If you can safely join us, please come and stand in silence for a while. The plaza space is large so you will be able to maintain a distance. You might like to bring a candle, some flowers, or a sign, but just to be present will be enough. We understand that many who would like to be there in person will not be able to do that this year. Join us in prayer instead. in the words of Pope Francis: ‘Come, Lord, for it is late, and where destruction has abounded, may hope also abound today that we can write and achieve a different future. Come, Lord, Prince of Peace! Make us instruments and reflections of your peace!

Note that we have an online liturgy at 8 am which you may also like to join.

Aug
7
Fri
Hiroshima & Nagasaki Online Liturgy
Aug 7 @ 8:00 am – 8:30 am
Hiroshima & Nagasaki Online Liturgy

Join us online for the second time of prayer and reflection. These are standalone daily sessions. We will spend half an hour in prayer and reflection together. Further sessions online at the same times on Saturday and Sunday 9th. Email for the zoom link: info@paxchristi.org.uk

Aug
8
Sat
Hiroshima & Nagasaki Online Liturgy
Aug 8 @ 8:00 am – 8:30 am
Hiroshima & Nagasaki Online Liturgy

Join us online for the third time of prayer and reflection. These are standalone daily sessions. We will spend half an hour in prayer and reflection together. Final session online at the same time on Sunday 9th. Email for the zoom link: info@paxchristi.org.uk

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