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2019

Image: Bishop praises anti-nuke campaigners as a ‘thorn’ in establishment’s side
24/04/2019
Bishop praises anti-nuke campaigners as a ‘thorn’ in establishment’s side

Bishop William Nolan praised peace campaigners as a ‘thorn in the side of UK government, the establishment and the military’ as he took part in a protest outside the UK’s nuclear weapons base. Scottish Catholic Observer.
 

Image: Ecumenical Church Network Condemns 13 Billion Euros for the Arms Industry.
23/04/2019
Ecumenical Church Network Condemns 13 Billion Euros for the Arms Industry.

Church and Peace, The Ecumenical Peace Church Network have released the following statement condemning the European Parliament decision to sanction 13 billion euros on military research, including in nuclear weapons.

Image: NATO military alliance incompatible with Gospel nonviolence
11/04/2019
NATO military alliance incompatible with Gospel nonviolence

As foreign ministers of the 29 member nations of NATO (North Atlantic Treaty Organisation), gathered in Washington D.C. on 3-4 April to commemorate the 70th anniversary of the founding of this largest military alliance in the world, nonviolent peace activists across the U.S. and from around the world also gathered in Washington to proclaim: "No to NATO - Yes to Peace" ICN

Image: Nuclear submarines: MoD criticised over submarine disposal
03/04/2019
Nuclear submarines: MoD criticised over submarine disposal

The Ministry of Defence has been criticised over its failure to dispose of 20 obsolete nuclear submarines.  BBC News.

Image: Pope appeals for children of Yemen ahead of trip to UAE
04/02/2019
Pope appeals for children of Yemen ahead of trip to UAE

Pope Francis highlighted "the humanitarian crisis in Yemen", where "the population is exhausted by the long conflict and many children suffer from hunger, but it is not possible to access food stores."  Independent Catholic News.

2018

Image: Pax Christi Scotland Inaugural Event 23 - 25 November
13/11/2018
Pax Christi Scotland Inaugural Event 23 - 25 November

The First Pax Christi Scotland Event will take place from 23rd-25th November 2018 at Conforti Institute in Coatbridge.  Everyone is invited to register for this free event.  Day places are available.  Contact: anna@confortiinstitute.org 

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Image: Bishop praises anti-nuke campaigners as a ‘thorn’ in establishment’s side

Bishop William Nolan praised peace campaigners as a ‘thorn in the side of UK government, the establishment and the military’ as he took part in a protest outside the UK’s nuclear weapons base. Scottish Catholic Observer.
 



Image: Ecumenical Church Network Condemns 13 Billion Euros for the Arms Industry.

Church and Peace, The Ecumenical Peace Church Network have released the following statement condemning the European Parliament decision to sanction 13 billion euros on military research, including in nuclear weapons.