Posts Tagged: france

Security Council Press Statement on terrorist attack on French newspaper

The Presbyterian Ministry at the United Nations issued a letter expressing our prayer and condolences to Ambassador Delattre. The Security Council issued the following press statement regarding today’s attack in France: The members of the Security Council condemned in the strongest terms the barbaric and cowardly terrorist attack against the headquarters of French newspaper Charlie Hebdo,… Read more »

Arms Down on Global Day of Action Against Military Spending

Send an email to the five Permanent Members of the UN Security Council asking their countries to take the lead in shifting spending priorities from military to development. The Religions for Peace Shared Security Campaign suggests this action for the…

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Observers arrive in Philippines

The Philippine Election Observer Team reports that there will be over 80 observers of the elections in the Philippines from over ten countries. Most of the observers come from the United Sates and Canada. Other countries include Australia, New Zealand,…

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The UN must protect civilians in Chad

Amnesty International reports that: “Hundreds of thousands of vulnerable people living in eastern Chad, including more than 450,000 Sudanese refugees from Darfur and internally displaced Chadians, are at risk if the UN mission in Central African Republic and Chad (MINURCAT)…

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Jesus and the Nonviolent Revolution

Plough Publishing House has made available the book Jesus and the Nonviolent Revolution [PDF] by André Trocmé [PDF]. It may be read online or downloaded. André, and his wife Magda, were Huguenots – French Reformed Christians. They were also pacifists….

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Sound the Last Post for Harry Patch

Check out the BBC’s story on the death of Harry Patch – Britain’s last World War I veteran. The story reports that representatives from the Belgian, French and German governments all took part in Mr. Patch’s memorial service to show…

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