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A moral approach to climate-friendly investing

As Pax Christi International emphasises the growing  links between nuclear weapons, climate change and peace,  Dr Quintin Rayer, DPhil, FInstP, Chartered FCSI, SIPC, Chartered Wealth Manager, & Head of Research and Ethical Investing at P1 Investment Management, takes a moral approach to climate-friendly investing  Climate remains a significant theme in ethical and sustainable investing. Global …

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Children and Conflict

Pax Christ Scotland’s chair, Marian Pallister, reflects on the violations children around the world are experiencing in conflict. UN’s recently issued Children and Armed Conflict report says that rape and recruitment of children are on the rise and 26,425 have been victims of such atrocities. The report doesn’t, however, name perpetrators of violations against children, …

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A Reflection on Palestine

By Rosalyn Mauchline (Pax Christi Scotland executive committee member) I began writing this on May 15th, a day which commemorates the Nakba – the catastrophe – for Palestinians when over 500 villages were taken over or destroyed and 750,000 became refugees in their own land. Watching the recent horrific news coverage of violence and death …

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Solidarity: the path to peace

A very personal reflection by Marian Pallister Solidarity. It’s a word that the pandemic seems to have made its own. Pope Francis uses it in relation to working together with people of all faiths and none. Antonio Guterres, Secretary General of the United Nations, says that unless we prioritise global safety, solidarity and resilience, we …

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Young Voters in Zambia

Pax Christi Scotland supports Pax Christi International’s role as an influential advocate at intergovernmental levels, influencing global peace policy in the UN and UNESCO, the African Union, and the European Union.  Scotland and Zambia have strong historic links. The Scottish missionary and explorer David Livingstone charted the Victoria Falls in the south of today’s Zambia …

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Police Scotland & Sri Lanka

A guest blog by Aidan Foy, of City Live Glasgow Despite almost 9000km of distance between the two nations, it is Police Scotland, funded by the British High Commission, that train a special task force of Sri Lankans at the Scottish Police College in Tulliallan, Fife. A partnership that has been ongoing since 2010. The …

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Nuclear Weapons Prohibition

Marian Pallister: Nuclear weapons prohibition is a step closer – but we have to keep going to reach the summit Marian Pallister, chair of Pax Christi Scotland, says the 50th ratification of the Treaty on the Prohibition of Nuclear Weapons is an important milestone for the global anti-nukes movement, but they have not yet reached …

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Appeal on Sanctions

Letter Calling on U.S. President to Lift Sanctions During COVID-19 Pandemic Dear President Trump, We write to you out of deep concern for the people of the Middle East during this time of the COVID-19 pandemic. As an international Catholic network with 120 member organizations around the world, we are hearing directly from our partners …

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Pope Francis in Japan

Pax Christi International Statement On the Occasion of Pope Francis’ Visit to Japan, 23-26 November 2019 The Pax Christi International movement joins the Japan Catholic Council for Justice and Peace in welcoming the visit of Pope Francis to Hiroshima and Nagasaki. During his papacy, Pope Francis has spoken strongly against nuclear weapons. It is therefore …

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