Welcome to the Church and Peace Website

Church and Peace is the European ecumenical peace church network 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.


Church and Peace at the WCC Assembly

Church and Peace at the WCC Assembly The 11th Assembly of the World Council of Churches from 31 August to 8 September 2022 in Karlsruhe, Germany, was an impressive ecumenical gathering also with diverse participation and contributions from Church and Peace members....

read more

Donations Appeal 2022: A Spirit of Nonviolence

Dear friends of Church and Peace, The war in Ukraine with tens of thousands dead, hundreds of thousands wounded and millions of people fleeing is profoundly disturbing to us all – and we can only hope that it will not escalate into nuclear warfare. “War is like a...

read more
Conference in Croatia: First take the plank out of your own eye

Conference in Croatia: First take the plank out of your own eye

Wethen, 26 October 2022 – In view of the devastating effects of the Ukraine war, the European network Church and Peace, at its annual conference, calls for doing everything to reach a rapid ceasefire and enable diplomatic negotiations to begin.

The conference was an opportunity to learn from the peacemakers in the region of Western Balkans/Southeast Europe.

read more