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Conference blog post #4: In Sight of Peace

Follow Fourth post in our conference blog series: Amelia Sutcliffe, divinity student at Edinburgh university, worked at a photography exhibition last summer; she shares her reflections on how some unexpected photographs can be powerful witnesses for… More >

Coins into Ploughshares

Follow The Royal Mint has brought out a new £2 coin to mark the centenary of the outbreak of WW1. View it here. Our campaign featured in the Guardian diary column (4th paragraph) and the Oxford… More >

Prayer for the new year

Follow This prayer is in fact a Franciscan blessing. Not to be said lightly! May God bless you with a restless discomfort about easy answers, half-truths, and superficial relationships, so that you may seek truth boldly… More >

Conference blog #3: Catholic worker

Follow Susan Clarkson, from the Catholic Worker Farm‘s Oxford community, reflects on the theme of our conference and on the importance of language. Three things struck me when I saw the title of the conference; that… More >

Conference blog #2: “Beyond Protest”

Follow Our second in the conference blog series is brought to you by Harmon Gattis of the Darvell Community. Throughout history, people have protested injustice, discrimination, hate and other social issues. From the Israelites protesting their… More >

WWI centenary dates

Follow This is going to be a busy year for peacemakers. A few important dates to start with are 2014 14-16th February: Our conference with the Student Christian Movement on active nonviolent peacemaking 14th April: Global… More >

Conference blog series

Follow Welcome to the beginning of conference! In order to get us all thinking about the theme before conference, we’ve put together a blog series, roughly one a week for the couple of months leading up… More >

Arms are for cuddles

Follow Save the date: 14 April 2014 55,000 arms trade jobs.  Govt funding: £700m. 56,000 NHS jobs: for the chop. Think it’s squiffy? Join FoR and a flurry of peace organisations to call for a shift… More >