Archive for tag: peace

Archive pour tag : peace

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Favor the Force of Law, not the Law of Force

VATICAN CITY, APR 2, 2003 (VIS) – Archbishop Celestino Migliore, apostolic nuncio and permanent observer of the Holy See to the United Nations, spoke yesterday at the 2003 Substantive Session of the Disarmament Commission. That speech in English was made public today. Archbishop Migliore noted that “months ago, the Holy See Delegation stated before the
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Posted: April 2, 2003 • Permanent link: https://ecumenism.net/?p=61
Categories: Vatican NewsIn this article: Catholic, peace, United Nations, Vatican
Transmis : 2 avril 2003 • Lien permanente : https://ecumenism.net/?p=61
Catégorie : Vatican NewsDans cet article : Catholic, peace, United Nations, Vatican


Women working in the margins of peace

World Council of Churches’ Press Feature Women are either victims of civil strife or beneficiaries of humanitarian efforts, but they are not full partners or equal participants in the peace process, proclaims Sarah Shteir of the Women’s International League for Peace and Freedom. Shteir was one of several panelists at an ecumenical women’s gathering convened
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Posted: April 8, 2004 • Permanent link: https://ecumenism.net/?p=95
Categories: NewsIn this article: peace, WCC, women
Transmis : 8 avril 2004 • Lien permanente : https://ecumenism.net/?p=95
Catégorie : NewsDans cet article : peace, WCC, women


Commentary: “Called Together to Be Peacemakers”

This Report could be a wonderfully helpful instrument for Mennonites and Roman Catholics on the local level. If, with proper guidance, small groups dare to tackle the Report, they will find it a treasury of new understanding and wisdom that will help them “grow together” as sisters and brothers in Christ.
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Posted: May 14, 2004 • Permanent link: https://ecumenism.net/?p=2219
Categories: OpinionIn this article: Catholic, Christian unity, dialogue, ecumenism, Mennonite, Mennonite World Conference, peace
Transmis : 14 mai 2004 • Lien permanente : https://ecumenism.net/?p=2219
Catégorie : OpinionDans cet article : Catholic, Christian unity, dialogue, ecumenism, Mennonite, Mennonite World Conference, peace


A Call for Morally Responsible Investment

In April 2005 the Sabeel Ecumenical Liberation Theology Centre in Jerusalem issued A Call for Morally Responsible Investment: A Non-Violent Response to the Israeli Occupation [PDF]. An international conference under the same title will be held in Toronto from 26-29 October 2005. This international conference for CROs (Church Related Organizations) and NGOs (Non-Governmental Organizations) seeks
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Posted: August 11, 2005 • Permanent link: https://ecumenism.net/?p=155 In this article: divestment, Israel, Middle East, Palestine, peace, Sabeel Transmis : 11 aoüt 2005 • Lien permanente : https://ecumenism.net/?p=155 Dans cet article : divestment, Israel, Middle East, Palestine, peace, Sabeel


World’s Religions after September 11: A Global Congress

A global gathering will be held in Montreal from 11-15 September 2006. The Council for a Parliament of the World’s Religions, which convened the meeting of the latest Parliament in Barcelona in 2004, has officially recognized this global congress as a Post-Parliament event. For detailed information visit the website of the Global Congress or contact
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Posted: August 11, 2005 • Permanent link: https://ecumenism.net/?p=156
Categories: DialogueIn this article: 9/11, events, interfaith, peace, security, world religions
Transmis : 11 aoüt 2005 • Lien permanente : https://ecumenism.net/?p=156
Catégorie : DialogueDans cet article : 9/11, events, interfaith, peace, security, world religions


Incorrigible plurality: Ecumenical theological education as a practice of peace

A guest lecture by Zoe Bennett, director of postgraduate studies in pastoral theology, Anglia Ruskin University and Cambridge Theological Federation at the University of Cambridge, United Kingdom. Wednesday, November 9, 2005, Room 3050, College of Education, University of Saskatchewan, from 7 to 10 p.m. Everyone is welcome. Sponsored by the Department of Educational Foundations, College
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Posted: November 9, 2005 • Permanent link: https://ecumenism.net/?p=171 In this article: peace Transmis : 9 novembre 2005 • Lien permanente : https://ecumenism.net/?p=171 Dans cet article : peace


Une Réponse non violente à l’occupation israélienne?

Un rapport de voyage par Dr. Stuart Brown, Centre canadien d’oecuménisme. Le but de ce voyage était d’assister à un colloque international sur les investissements responsables : « Une Réponse non violente à l’occupation israélienne? » Notre Centre s’est inscrit parmi les soixante agences qui ont parrainé le colloque, qui était organisé par les Amis canadiens du Sabeel.
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Posted: December 4, 2005 • Permanent link: https://ecumenism.net/?p=177
Categories: NewsIn this article: 2005, divestment, Israel, Middle East, Palestine, peace, Sabeel
Transmis : 4 décembre 2005 • Lien permanente : https://ecumenism.net/?p=177
Catégorie : NewsDans cet article : 2005, divestment, Israel, Middle East, Palestine, peace, Sabeel


MCC Election Primer

We have just celebrated the birth of Jesus, the coming of hope to our world: hope for love and belonging; hope for compassion and sharing; hope for forgiveness and reconciliation; hope for justice and peace. How does the celebration of Christmas hope shape our interactions during a federal election campaign? An election campaign provides many
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Posted: December 27, 2005 • Permanent link: https://ecumenism.net/?p=182
Categories: ResourcesIn this article: 2006, Canada, education, elections, justice, peace
Transmis : 27 décembre 2005 • Lien permanente : https://ecumenism.net/?p=182
Catégorie : ResourcesDans cet article : 2006, Canada, education, elections, justice, peace


Interfaith Peace Service

A candlelight Interfaith Service for Peace will be held New Year’s Eve at St. Paul’s Cathedral. Everyone is welcome to this evening of prayer, reflection and solidarity. The service begins at 7:15 p.m. with silent prayer and candlelighting, with a program to follow from 7:30 p.m. to 8:45 p.m. Satuday, Dec. 31 at St. Paul’s,
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Posted: December 31, 2005 • Permanent link: https://ecumenism.net/?p=189 In this article: events, interfaith, peace, prayer Transmis : 31 décembre 2005 • Lien permanente : https://ecumenism.net/?p=189 Dans cet article : events, interfaith, peace, prayer


The Church, Empire, and Post-9/11 Global Orders

Is resistance futile? The Church, Empire, and Post-9/11 Global Orders The St. Andrew’s College Winter Refresher is February 5 to 8, 2006. Theme speaker is Mark Lewis Taylor, professor of theology and culture at Princeton Theological Seminary. Additional workshops will be offered, and the whole experience can be taken as a one credit-hour course with
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Posted: February 5, 2006 • Permanent link: https://ecumenism.net/?p=204 In this article: events, peace, war on terror Transmis : 5 février 2006 • Lien permanente : https://ecumenism.net/?p=204 Dans cet article : events, peace, war on terror


Earth Day Conference: Towards a Nuclear Free Future

On Earth Day, April 22, 2006, a conference in Saskatoon will feature local, national, and international speakers on nuclear issues and healthy positive energy alternatives. Entitled “Towards a Nuclear Free Future”, the conference will be held at the St. George’s Senior Citizens’ Club, 20th Street & Avenue M, Saskatoon, from 9 am to 4:30 p.m.
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Posted: April 22, 2006 • Permanent link: https://ecumenism.net/?p=228 In this article: education, environment, events, Inter Church Uranium Committee, nuclear industry, peace Transmis : 22 avril 2006 • Lien permanente : https://ecumenism.net/?p=228 Dans cet article : education, environment, events, Inter Church Uranium Committee, nuclear industry, peace


Canada and Afghanistan: A Town Hall Meeting

The Saskatoon Peace Coalition is sponsoring a town hall meeting to discuss the Canadian participation in the ongoing war in Afghanistan. What is this conflict about: Nation building? War on terror? Control oil resources? Canada – U.S. relations? Political agenda? There will be a moderated panel discussion followed by an opportunity for questions from the
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Posted: June 8, 2006 • Permanent link: https://ecumenism.net/?p=237 In this article: Afghanistan, Canada, peace, war on terror Transmis : 8 juin 2006 • Lien permanente : https://ecumenism.net/?p=237 Dans cet article : Afghanistan, Canada, peace, war on terror


Making Peace in the Household of God

The Prairie Centre for Ecumenism is pleased to announce that its Summer Ecumenical Institute for 2007 will take place in Saskatoon June 26-29. The theme of the conference is conflict resolution and transformation within and among churches, under the working title “Making Peace in the Household of God.”

Many Canadian churches appear to be experiencing conflict, often more within than between denominations. Liberals and conservatives in many churches are in tension over issues such as human sexuality and the interpretation of scripture, and the ‘heat’ seems to be rising. The skills of courtesy, listening and dialogue, which ecumenically-minded people have been developing over the years, are today needed just as much within our churches as between them.
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Posted: June 15, 2006 • Permanent link: https://ecumenism.net/?p=242
Categories: NewsIn this article: Christian unity, conflict, peace, Prairie Centre for Ecumenism, resolution, Saskatoon, Summer Ecumenical Institute, transformation
Transmis : 15 juin 2006 • Lien permanente : https://ecumenism.net/?p=242
Catégorie : NewsDans cet article : Christian unity, conflict, peace, Prairie Centre for Ecumenism, resolution, Saskatoon, Summer Ecumenical Institute, transformation


Church Leaders call for Immediate Ceasefire in Middle East

Church leaders and inter-church organizations around the world have been speaking out about the current crisis in the Middle East, and despite differences in perspective, are urging an immediate ceasefire.
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Posted: August 12, 2006 • Permanent link: https://ecumenism.net/?p=254
Categories: Documents, Resources, WCC NewsIn this article: church leaders, Israel, Lebanon, Middle East, Palestine, peace, statements
Transmis : 12 aoüt 2006 • Lien permanente : https://ecumenism.net/?p=254
Catégorie : Documents, Resources, WCC NewsDans cet article : church leaders, Israel, Lebanon, Middle East, Palestine, peace, statements


Ecumenical Centres call for Immediate Ceasefire in Middle East

The Canadian Centre for Ecumenism and the Prairie Centre for Ecumenism join church leaders and inter-church organizations around the world in urging an immediate cessation of hostilities in the conflict between Israel and Hezbullah. The CCE‘s new Executive Director Anthony Mansour and the Associate Director Adèle Brodeur write: “We call for an immediate implementation of
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Posted: August 12, 2006 • Permanent link: https://ecumenism.net/?p=255
Categories: Documents, NewsIn this article: Centre Canadien d’œcuménisme, Israel, Lebanon, Middle East, Palestine, peace, Prairie Centre for Ecumenism, statements
Transmis : 12 aoüt 2006 • Lien permanente : https://ecumenism.net/?p=255
Catégorie : Documents, NewsDans cet article : Centre Canadien d’œcuménisme, Israel, Lebanon, Middle East, Palestine, peace, Prairie Centre for Ecumenism, statements


Ecumenical delegation reports on visit to Jerusalem and Beirut

From left: The Ven. Colin Williams, Rev. Dr Ishmael Noko, Rev. Dr Samuel Kobia, Mgr. Bernard-Nicolas Aubertin, Rev. Jean-Arnold de Clermont and Ms Marilia Alves-Schüller“Why such awful destruction?” was the question heard over and over again by members of an ecumenical pastoral delegation in relation to Israel’s attacks on Lebanon.

Entrusted by the World Council of Churches (WCC), the Conference of European Churches (CEC), the Lutheran World Federation (LWF), and the World Alliance of Reformed Churches (WARC) with the mission of expressing global ecumenical solidarity with churches and people affected by the conflict in the Middle East, the delegation returned with the task of transmitting the hopes and expectations of the churches in Lebanon, Palestine and Israel to the international ecumenical family.
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Posted: August 16, 2006 • Permanent link: https://ecumenism.net/?p=256
Categories: WCC NewsIn this article: Israel, Lebanon, Middle East, Palestine, peace, violence, WCC
Transmis : 16 aoüt 2006 • Lien permanente : https://ecumenism.net/?p=256
Catégorie : WCC NewsDans cet article : Israel, Lebanon, Middle East, Palestine, peace, violence, WCC


De retour du Moyen Orient, la délégation œcuménique fait part des préoccupations des Eglises

Le président de la conférence des Eglises Européennes (CEC), le pasteur Jean-Arnold de Clermont, l'archevêque [catholique romain] de Tours (France), Mgr. Bernard-Nicolas Aubertin, représentant la conférence des évêques catholiques de France, ainsi que la chargée de programme du COE sur le racisme, Mme Marilia Alves-Schüller rentrent de Jérusalem, après trois jours intensifs à Beyrouth“Pourquoi une destruction si épouvantable?” C’est la question que les membres d’une délégation pastorale œcuménique n’ont cessé d’entendre à propos des attaques israéliennes contre le Liban.

Chargée par le Conseil œcuménique des Eglises (COE), la Conférence des Eglises européennes (KEK), la Fédération luthérienne mondiale (FLM) et l’Alliance réformée mondiale (ARM) d’exprimer la solidarité du monde œcuménique envers les Eglises et les populations touchées par le conflit au Moyen Orient, la délégation est rentrée avec pour mandat de transmettre à la famille œcuménique internationale les espoirs et les attentes des Eglises du Liban, de Palestine et d’Israël.
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Posted: August 18, 2006 • Permanent link: https://ecumenism.net/?p=257
Categories: Communiqué, WCC NewsIn this article: Israel, Libya, Middle East, Palestine, peace, violence, WCC
Transmis : 18 aoüt 2006 • Lien permanente : https://ecumenism.net/?p=257
Catégorie : Communiqué, WCC NewsDans cet article : Israel, Libya, Middle East, Palestine, peace, violence, WCC


An alternative to divestment?

The United Church of Canada‘s 39th General Council has rejected a proposal calling for divestment from Israel, in favour of what is described as a “pro-peace” investment strategy. The proposal originally presented to the General Council called for the church and its congregations to selectively divest from corporations that support or contribute to the Israeli occupation of Palestinian territories.

The General Council is held every three years as the highest decision making body in the United Church of Canada (UCC). The meeting August 13 to 19 was in Thunder Bay, Ontario. Approximately 400 commissioners from across Canada participated in the General Council meeting.
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Posted: August 18, 2006 • Permanent link: https://ecumenism.net/?p=258
Categories: OpinionIn this article: 2006, divestment, Israel, Middle East, Palestine, peace, Sabeel, United Church of Canada
Transmis : 18 aoüt 2006 • Lien permanente : https://ecumenism.net/?p=258
Catégorie : OpinionDans cet article : 2006, divestment, Israel, Middle East, Palestine, peace, Sabeel, United Church of Canada


22nd annual Festival of Faith

Multi-Faith Saskatoon will present the 22nd Annual Festival of Faith on Oct. 29, 2:00 p.m., at Nutana Park Mennonite Church (1701 Ruth Street). More information will come later.

Posted: October 29, 2006 • Permanent link: https://ecumenism.net/?p=275 In this article: education, Festival of Faith, interfaith, multifaith, peace, prayer, Saskatoon Transmis : 29 octobre 2006 • Lien permanente : https://ecumenism.net/?p=275 Dans cet article : education, Festival of Faith, interfaith, multifaith, peace, prayer, Saskatoon


Making Peace in the Household of God — SEI 2007

Conflict is not necessarily a bad thing. Yet in the churches there is a fear of conflict, and a tendency to go for peace at any price, sweeping conflict under the carpet until it cannot be contained. The 2007 Summer Ecumenical Institute aims to help church people build a vision of how conflict can become a force for good in our communities, and to equip participants with the basic skills they need to become active peace-builders in their own settings.

The Summer Ecumenical Institute (SEI) — scheduled for June 26 to 29 in Saskatoon — is sponsored by the Prairie Centre for Ecumenism.
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Posted: January 7, 2007 • Permanent link: https://ecumenism.net/?p=283
Categories: ConferencesIn this article: 2007, Christian unity, conflict, events, peace, Prairie Centre for Ecumenism, resolution, Saskatoon, Summer Ecumenical Institute
Transmis : 7 janvier 2007 • Lien permanente : https://ecumenism.net/?p=283
Catégorie : ConferencesDans cet article : 2007, Christian unity, conflict, events, peace, Prairie Centre for Ecumenism, resolution, Saskatoon, Summer Ecumenical Institute


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