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Evolve or Dissolve: Ask a Syrian

  The last two decades have witnessed several humanitarian catastrophes (medical catastrophes like the 2013-2015 Ebola epidemic, natural disasters like the 2004 Indian Ocean Tsunami and the start and escalation of several armed conflicts) that required level one emergency response. Because the … Continue reading

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Statement to Obama, Putin: Hope for Syria is crumbling

29 April 2016 Available in Spanish, Italian, and Arabic NGOs and faith groups to Obama & Putin: Hope is crumbling on your watch, save Syria’s ceasefire “Violence across Syria has escalated alarmingly, reportedly claiming a life on average every 25 minutes in … Continue reading

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Pax Christi Germany calls for reconciliation in Syria

Pax Christi Germany issued a press release to commemorate the beginning of the Syrian war five years ago. The section denounces the international community’s failure to broker a diplomatic solution, from 2012 to 2014. It also asserts that the refugee … Continue reading

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Day of prayer & fasting as a sign of hope for Syria

This prayer took place in Brussels, 17 March 2016. You can say this prayer for creating a sign of hope for Syria with you friends, family or parish. Download the PDF-version. The prayer is divided into three parts… Continue reading

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Pax Christi Flanders: Q&A on Syria

In commemoration of the beginning of the peaceful Syrian protest five years ago, which has since then turned into a hopeless war, Pax Christi Flanders answers the most urgent questions about the conflict. Does the ceasefire provide hope for improvement? … Continue reading

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Pax Christi International: Negotiations should end the conflict & bring political transition in Syria

Read the statement in German, Spanish, French and Dutch. In March 2016 we mark the 5th anniversary of the popular uprising in Syria. The first cessation of hostilities after five years of war in Syria began on 27 February 2016. Although … Continue reading

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Reflection on the Syrian crisis

“Migrant Madonnas”, written by Fr Bobby Gilmore, President of the Migrants Rights Centre Ireland.
Europe is already guilty of causing the deaths of many migrants by giving them, in effect, no alternative but to risk their lives at sea or on the tracks leading into the Channel tunnel….
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Overview

Here you find an overview of the Syrian crisis in numbers. You can also use this information for your own actions to Create Signs of Hope for Syria. To learn more, click on our other resources. Download the overview as PDF here. … Continue reading

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Pax Christi International’s prayer card

Pax Christi International’s prayer card can be used for your own action to create Signs of Hope for Syria. Ask your parish to include this prayer in Masses on Sunday, 20 March or… Continue reading

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Statements

Here you can find a list of all the statements made by Pax Christi International and its member organisations on Syria since the beginning of the crisis including the appeal to the Human Rights Council, the call for dialogue as well as the address of the root causes of forced displacement. Continue reading

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