Austria’s foreign minister, Sebastian Kurz, announced on Wednesday that his country would join other UN member states in tabling a resolution next month to convene negotiations on a legally binding instrument to prohibit nuclear weapons in 2017.
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
Fr Claude Mostowik President of Pax Christi Australia was invited to speak at a number of events celebrating World Peace Day 21 September 2016 in South Australia. ‘Blessed are the Peacemakers – Christian peacemaking in a violent and unjust world’ held at the Parish Centre The Monastery Glen Osmond. This gathering was attended by approximately…[Read More...]
When violence and hatred in speech and in attitude are proposed as normal in our country, it is time for peace movements, in Australia, and elsewhere, to rise up and renew their commitment to nonviolence and peacemaking as a way of life. We need to recognise that violence expresses itself in so many ways –…[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.
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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