We were appointed to consider the UK’s policy on Iraq from 2001 to 2009, and to identify lessons for the future. Our Report will be published on the Inquiry’s website.
To Pax Christi Australia (NSW) members and friends – We are in the Easter season. It is a time that many people reflect on the stones and walls that people erect in our world against others whether they be refugees and asylum seekers, people of colour, Indigenous people, lesbian and gay people and all those in between, the poor and victims of war. AGM-Convenor’s Report 2016
Article by Professor Joseph Camilleri, Pax Christi Australia VIC Branch member. theconversation.com The problem confronting political parties is that the people in leadership positions are intellectually and emotionally ill-equipped to grasp the complex transformation in human affairs now under way. .…..read more[Read More...]
We awoke this morning to another shocking attack, this time in Nice, France, leaving at least 84 people dead, many of these children, and hundreds more injured and traumatised. The attack was perpetrated at festivities for Bastille Day—during which the French celebrate the ideals of liberté, égalité, fraternité—values which stand in stark contrast to the…[Read More...]
Pax Christi came into existence at the end of World War II. Building on the initial inspiration of Madame Marie-Marthe Dortel-Claudot, a small group of French men and women, inspired by the Gospel, had the vision, the faith and the courage to foster a movement for reconciliation. During the 1960s the movement spread to most…[Read More...]
Pax Christi Australia believes that our commitment to peace places us in a long tradition of people who have dreamed of a new heaven and a new earth where mercy and truth have met, justice and peace have embraced; where the integrity of creation is celebrated in freedom and the walls of separation are dissolved…[Read More...]
Members are involved in peace efforts in the fields of demilitarisation and security, human rights, ecology, development, economic justice and reconciliation.
These stories allow readers to connect and gain insight into Pax Christi’s mission of creating cultures of peace and reconciliation. They are little windows open to share peace stories with all those eager to listen to the good news that peace is possible.
We need more peace storytelling and we need to pay more attention to peace storytellers. We deserve to have peace storytelling in our lives, as well. But more importantly, as peacemakers, we have also a vocation to share peace stories. We need to make peace storytelling pervasive!
Secretary-General of Pax Christi International