Pax Christi International

Global Call for Actions of Solidarity and Days of Prayer and Fasting

Nonviolence and Just Peace conference, April 2016, Rome, Italy

Pax Christi International presents “The Bethlehem Commitment” to Pope Francis

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Letter to United Nations expresses concern about new "high-level" panel

Pax Christi International signed a letter that was sent to Ban Ki-Moon, Secretary General of the United Nations (UN), on 22 April 2016, on the occasion of International Earth Day. The letter welcomes the initiative “to mobilize urgent...

Australia: Peace vigil in support of Jasmine Pilbrow and refugees

On 7 April 2016, Pax Christi Australia held a nonviolent vigil in support of Jasmine Pilbrow. On 2 February 2015, “Jasmine calmly and peacefully refused to take her seat on a Qantas flight in an effort to prevent the forced...

PAX nuclear weapons ban proposal to be debated in Parliament

On 28 April 2016, PAX Netherland’s proposal for a national ban on nuclear weapons was debated amongst the members of the Dutch Parliament. This discussion is the result of a national campaign, initiated by PAX to put the proposal

South Africa: Man as Peacemakers workshop

From 15-17 April 2016, the South African Catholic Bishops’ Conference (SACBC) Justice and Peace – a member organisation of Pax Christi International – supported the organisation of a three-day training for male peacemakers in...

Canada: PM Trudeau urged to better regulate mining companies

Pax Christi International is one of over 190 organisations that signed a letter sent on 25 April 2016, to Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau pertaining to the human rights violations committed by Canadian mining companies...

Mexico: Pax Christi training on empowerment

The Latin America and Caribbean network of Pax Christi continues to train communities in Colombia, Guatemala, Peru, Mexico, Chile and Paraguay experiencing conflict in areas where extractive projects are developed...

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