News tagged "Pax Christi Toronto"

Canada: Pax Christi Toronto holds Peace Walks to address a variety of social justice issues

Each year, Pax Christi Toronto plans Peace Walks which are inspired by Pax Christi member and Basilian priest Fr. Bob Holmes. They collaborated with Development & Peace, Christian Peacemaker Teams, Camp Micah, KAIROS, Jesuit Volunteers and the Blue Scarf Movement in planning an April Peace Walk for Earth Day and will also conduct one in September for the International Day of Peace...

STATEMENT: A call to the European Union - Human rights violations continue in Honduras

We as representatives of members organisations on the Pax Christi International working group on extractive industries in Latin America join the voices of those expressing great concern about the violations of the human rights of social leaders, human rights defenders and opposition leaders by Honduran State security forces...

Canada: Pax Christi International welcomes Canadian government decision creating an ombudsperson for mining

Pax Christi International is pleased by the decision of the Canadian government and hopes that this will lead to other governments addressing the human rights issues around extractive industries in Latin America...

Canada: Interfaith celebration of the 50th anniversary of the World Day of Peace with an inspirational message by Dr. Izzeldin Abuelaish, Palestinian physician, human rights and peace activist

On January 1, 2017, inspired by Pope Francis' message to make nonviolence our way of life, our member organization Pax Christi Toronto held an interfaith celebration where they listened and learned from the Canadian physician Dr. Izzeldin Abuelaish. His message is truly inspirational, read the report...
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