Posts Tagged "peace"


Mother’s Day for Peace

Carrying on the tradition of mothers and other women calling for an End to War, and  a commitment to Peace and Disarmament, this event celebrates the original meaning and purpose of Mother’s Day.  Organized by Pax Christi Toronto,  they will…

Donate Today for 4X the Impact – Support Women Working for Peace

November 25, 2022

Celebrate peace and goodwill this Christmas season by supporting the extraordinary work of women peacebuilders. Remember, with every dollar you donate to the Women, Peace and Security program, you’ll unlock $3 in funding from Global Affairs Canada. This means that…

Post filed in: Gender Justice/Women of Courage

UN Day of Peace –Climate Crisis is a peace issue

September 21, 2022

“In order for me to write poetry that isn’t political,  I must listen to the birds, And in order to listen to the birds the warplanes must be silent.”   — Palestinian poet Marwan Makhoul   Today, on the United Nations International Day of…

Post filed in: Ecological Justice

South Sudan Council of Churches Action Plan for Peace

April 29, 2022

A review to strengthen collective action to peace in South Sudan The South Sudan Council of Churches (SSCC), its Board of Trustees, and the Council’s global, regional and national partners have just concluded a three-day review and reflection on the…

Post filed in: Africa

Amplifying the call for peace

March 1, 2022

KAIROS joins member churches, global ecumenical movements, partners and people from around the world including from within Russia in calling for an immediate end to all acts of war and military aggression in Ukraine.  Canada and the international community must…

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National feminist vigil in Colombia

May 31, 2021

“We cry out for a just and true peace, a peace that mobilizes us in love for other people and nature, a peace that guarantees respect for human rights, a peace that allows all Colombian families to store sufficient water…

Post filed in: Gender Justice/Women of Courage, Latin America

Solidarity Statement on the occasion of the May 2 Ecumenical Sunday of Lament in the Philippines

April 30, 2021

Respect and Protect God’s Gift of Life and Reject the Prevailing Culture of Violence and Death!  Let us all Pray and Work for a Just and Lasting Peace.  On April 28 and 29, 2021 the Asia Pacific Forum (APF) met in its…

Post filed in: Asia-Pacific, Gender Justice/Women of Courage

Demand that the Government of Canada Support Peace in Colombia

October 29, 2020

Violence in Colombia continues undaunted, and in some ways aggravated, by the COVID-19 pandemic. Just days after public health directives were put in place to contain the spread of the coronavirus in March, Carlota Isabel Salinas Pérez, a member of the Organización Femenina Popular (OFP) was killed. Carlota is…

Post filed in: Gender Justice/Women of Courage, Latin America

WCC leaders reiterate need for United States and Iran to step back from escalating conflict

January 9, 2020

KAIROS joins the World Council of Churches and member churches around the world in prayers for peace, praying that the leaders of US and Iran will be guided into and follow the way of peace. World Council of Churches January…

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Webinar: A future for the Amazon, A future for all

From October 6 to 24th, the Vatican will be holding a Special Assembly of the Synod of Bishops on the theme Amazonia: New Paths for the Church and for an Integral Ecology. Why has Pope Francis placed a special focus on the Amazon? What does…


WATERLOO: Women Peace and Security: Dispatches from Time and Place

A public forum to remember the impact of war and colonization on women and girls. Speakers include:  Lori Campbell Cree-Metis from Treaty 6 territory, Saskatchewan, and director of Shatitsirotha, the Waterloo Indigenous Student Centre, on gender and race Carol Acton Associate…

KAIROS stands with Organizacion Femenina Popular (OFP) in Colombia

September 29, 2016

KAIROS stands with the Popular Feminist Organization (OFP), our partner in Colombia, as they prepare for the plebiscite on October 2 when Colombians will vote on the recently signed final Peace Accord. The OFP is currently working and praying for…

Post filed in: Latin America

South Sudan Council of Churches condemns the violence in Juba & calls for de-escalation & calm

July 11, 2016

KAIROS is deeply concerned and saddened by the outbreak of violence in Juba, South Sudan, this past week. The following statement from our ecumenical partner, the South Sudan Council of Churches (SSCC), condemning the violence and calling for de-escalation and…

Post filed in: Africa, Gender Justice/Women of Courage

Amidst ongoing violence, Colombian Church partners reaffirm their commitment to the peace process

May 15, 2015

Deep in our hearts and minds we have felt the presence of the Risen Christ in our midst.  We have also powerfully felt the presence of the children, youth, women and men who have been murdered and disappeared in this long internal…

Post filed in: Latin America