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Letter from Colombia

27th September 23 Sr Bride Counihan is an Irish Little Sister of the Assumption, living in Cork. She spent 17 years working in the semi-desert region of Brazil before returning to Ireland to take up the role of fund-raiser for overseas missions in four countries – Colombia, Peru, Brazil and Madagascar.  She makes no secret of …

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Keeping us in Fear

The weapon to end all wars – by keeping us in fear Our blog for February is by Francis Benell, an S6 student at St Columba’s High School in Dunfermline. He hopes to study law, with a view to being a criminal lawyer. He takes a keen interest in current affairs and his insight into the …

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Gifts for Refugees

Anne Dobbing, who was elected to the Pax Christi Scotland Executive Committee at our AGM in November, is concerned for the welfare of refugees in Scotland who have fled war and violence. She hopes we can make Christmas special for them by sending a gift voucher. Many of us have been deeply moved and troubled …

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A Watershed Moment

Delia Chatoor, who will speak at our October 17 online event, “Poverty and the Bomb”, is a member of the Caribbean Climate Change Network. Here she unpicks the role of the United Nations, currently holding its 77th General Assembly The 77th Regular Session of the United Nations General Assembly officially began on September 13, 2022 …

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In memory of Bruce Kent

Blessed are the peacemakers, they shall be called the children of God In memory of Bruce Kent (1928-2022) By Arianna Andreangeli, Executive Committee Member, Pax Christi Scotland What does it take to make peace? What does it take to work tirelessly, to stand there next to the weak, to speak truth to power even when …

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