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.


Encouraged by Pentecost: Upholding the vision of a just and nonviolent world

Wethen, 01 June 2023. At its recent meeting, the Board of Church and Peace noted with disappointment that the G7 summit in Hiroshima had missed the opportunity to take a decisive stand for nuclear disarmament at this historic site. Encouraged by Pentecost, the Board calls on churches and religious communities to keep alive the vision of a just and nonviolent world.

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