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May 15th – CO day

Follow It’s just two weeks away now; 15th May is the day we particularly remember Conscientious Objectors – those who refused to take up arms and kill their fellow human. FoR is part of the First… More >

Fasting

Follow Yesterday David Cameron was to receive a letter from dozens of bishops and hundreds of clergy saying that too many people are going hungry. Instead, they didn’t answer the door and the police turned up.… More >

GDAMS

Follow 14th April is the Global Day of Action on Military Spending.  We passed a delightful day in Oxford city centre with Pax Christi, talking to people about money being  wasted on renewing Trident (UK’s nuclear… More >

End Hunger Fast. Tomorrow.

Follow Britain isn’t eating.  Ian Duncan Smith got very upset when Church Action on Poverty created this picture, but it’s true.  Food banks are commonplace.  Needing to use a food bank, even more so. What has… More >

Fly Kites Not Drones

Follow If you were in town this weekend in Hastings, Norwich, Tavistock, Bristol, Edinburgh, Leicester, Cardiff, Coventry, Oxford, Brighton, Blackheath, Burlington, London, Southampton, Rochester, Lincoln, Littlehampton, Lewes or Bournemouth, you might have wondered why people were… More >

Oxford meeting is born

Follow Thank you to those who came to Peace House last Thursday – our inaugural meeting was a great success. We were delighted to host Rana Salman from the Holy Land Trust, who talked about her… More >

Called to be Peacemakers conference

Follow Our annual conference for YPN members, Called to be Peacemakers, was a great success.  It was run jointly with the Student Christian Movement this year and some 50 people attended. Welcome to our new members!… More >

Conference blog #8: Taking the Plunge

Follow Amanda Kuehn is from Lincoln, Nebraska and studies creative writing at St Mary’s University in California. Read her reflections on daring to be a peacemaker; how it’s not that daunting really, and that we’d be… More >

Conference blog #7: Living out Peace

Follow The seventh instalment of your YPN conference blog series is brought to you by Sarah Hine from the Darvell Community in Sussex. Here she describes every day protest for God and challenges us to live… More >