Pax Christi International

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

Statement on the occasion of the 2016 Global Day of Action on Military Spending

Statement to Obama, Putin: Hope for Syria is crumbling

Laudato Si’ Week

A Global Celebration of the Encyclical's 1st Anniversary 12-19 June, 2016


Chile: Letter sent to MPs demanding cut in military spending

On 4 May, Serpaj Chile, a Pax Christi International member organisation in Chile, completed their national campaign “Recortemos el Gasto en Armas” (Cut Military Spending), by delivering a letter to the members of Parliament...

South Sudan’s broken oil industry becoming a hazard

On 3 May, Wim Zwijenburg from PAX wrote a blog post on the deteriorating environmental conditions in South Sudan, which has experienced years of violence and war – most recently in 2013 – frequently revolving around...

12-19 June: Laudato Si’ Week

On 24 May 2015, Pope Francis presented his encyclical Laudato Si’: On Care for our Common Home, in Saint Peter’s Church. On the occasion of the one year anniversary, Pax Christi International supports the Laudato Si’ Week...

Israel/ Palestine: Plea to release MP Marwan Barghouti

On 21 April, Pax Christi Austria, Commission Israel-Palestine, supported the British MPs’ plea to Israel, to have MP Marwan Barghouti released from jail. In a letter to Austrian MPs, the Commission stressed the urgent need...

Obituary: Father Daniel Berrigan, S.J.

On 30 April, Fr. Daniel Berrigan, S.J., Pax Christi USA Teacher of Peace, passed away, at the age of 94. He was one of the most influential voices in shaping Catholic thinking about war and peace during the past century. In protest...

Letter for OEWG on nuclear disarmament

From 2-13 May 2016, Pax Christi International is present at the UN Open-Ended Working Group on taking forward nuclear disarmament in Geneva – the main working session, following up on the short opening session in February...