Pax Christi International

Pax Christi International elects new co-presidents, Bishop Marc Stenger of France and Sr. Wamuyu Wachira of Kenya

Pax Christi International welcomes Dirk Broos, new Deputy Secretary General, to the International Secretariat

Pax Christi International recognises the European Lawyers in Lesvos as recipient of the 2019 Peace Prize at ceremony in Brussels

Pax Christi International sections meet for Annual General Meeting in Brussels

Join Pax Christi International and Pax Christi USA for a special fundraising concert in July in Washington, D.C.

Read the Pax Christi International report for 2018

Pax Christi International to hold 75th anniversary gathering in May 2020 in Hiroshima

Faith leaders, peace practitioners deepen Church's commitment to nonviolence and peace at conference in Rome


Pax Christi in support of conscientious objection and antimilitarism

The conscientious objection (CO) is “a sincere conviction, motivated by conscience, that forbids someone from participation in war. This objection may apply to all forms or to particular aspects of war. The Selective Service defines a conscientious...

Pax Christi International in the Global Day of Action on Military Spending

Today, 14 April 2014, is the Global Day of Action on Military Spending (GDAMS). As every year, SIPRI has published the military expenditure data of 2013. World military expenditure in real terms is estimated at roughly $1.75 trillion. The top ten...

SA Catholic Bishops’ Conference on Reconciliation, Peace and Justice

On 11-14 March, the South African Catholic Bishops’ Conference, whose Justice and Peace Commission is a member of Pax Christi, organised a conference to discuss their role in the promotion or reconciliation, peace and justice in accordance...

PAX supports open letter to African Commission on Human and Peoples' Rights

PAX Netherlands supported 13 Civil Society Organisations (CSOs) in South Sudan, which have sent an open letter to the members of the African Commission on Human and Peoples' Rights (ACHPR). The South Sudanese CSOs call on the ACHPR...

Pax Christi International mourns the killing of Fr. Frans Van der Lugt SJ

Pax Christi International has learned about the very sad news of the kidnapping and killing of Fr. Frans van der Lugt SJ in Syria. The Dutch Jesuit Frans van der Lugt was killed on Monday morning of 7 April 2014 in the Syrian city of Homs...

Transnational mining and human rights violations in Latin America

Martha Inés Romero, Pax Christi Regional Coordinator for Latin America and the Caribbean, will be following a course entitled "Denouncing mechanisms - How to denounce transnational mining entities for human rights violations and...