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Welcome to the Church and Peace Website

Church and Peace is a European Ecumenical peace church network made up of communities, training centres, peace organisations and peace service agencies. It participates in the ecumenical dialogue of the conciliar process for Justice, Peace and the Integrity of Creation and is a catalyst for common initiatives and projects.

  • Read about active Gospel non-violence and what it means to be a 'peace church'.
  • Become acquainted with the members of the network and their experiences on the peace church journey.
  • Learn about the ways in which they strive to live their commitment to non-violence on a day-to-day basis.
  • Keep informed about events organised by Church and Peace, its members and partners.
  • Find texts and documents published by Church and Peace.

 

News

Church and Peace leaflet (pdf-file)

Our Newsletter Spring 2014 can be downloaded.

Annual General Meeting 2014May, 23-25 in Baarlo, close to Venlo in the Netherlands.
Just Policing and unarmed Intervention: the churches' dialogue on the responsibility to protect (R2P)      Conference Flyer                  Presentations
Press release
'Nonviolence or the use of force as a 'last resort'? An ecumenical discussion about conflict resolution and reconciliation (26 May 2014)

Contribution of Church and Peace to the World Council of Churches' 10th Assembly at Busan, Korea: 'God of Life, make us instruments of your peace and justice' - From Kingston to Busan and Beyond

International conference  31 May - 2 June 2013 at the Community Christusbruderschaft Selbitz, Germany:
'Seek the welfare of the city' - The prophetic mandate of the Church
Press Release June 2013   Documents   Conference Flyer

Press release 'New General Secretary Davorka Lovreković' (September 14, 2012)

New pamphlet 'Theology and Peace': 'Peace, reconciliation and justice in the biblical narrative', Neal Blough

Press release 'The European Community - an unfinished reconciliation project. The countries of the former Yugoslavia and European integration' from the Annual General Meeting 2012 in Brussels (April 29, 2012) and Pictures.

Press release: After Kingston, churches must find answers to the question of the international 'Responsibility to Protect - R2P' (November 5, 2011)

Documents