Blessing the guns
(5 minute read) Maddy Fry looks at the often grizzly outcomes of an incestuous relationship between church and state.
What future for child soldiers?
(5 minute read) Adrien Seewald examines the heartbreaking plight of children forced to fight.
Extremes of forgiveness
(4 minute read) Abaigael Lorge says only heroic acts of reconciliation can truly heal traumatised and brutalised societies.
The Korean Lesson
(4 minute read) ByeongKyu Jun says using television is the secret to reuniting families displaced by war.
The destruction of Palmyra and the rebirth of Syria
(5 minute read) War-scarred communities must embrace again the precious symbols of their identity, argues Greta Ghiringhelli.
Healing Colombia’s conflict through art
(6 minute read) “Art remains a powerful yet underutilized tool for peace and social cohesion in the post-conflict setting,” argues Clare McMullen.
Clashes in the Caucasus
(6 minute read) Maddy Fry explores the role of religion in Nagorno-Karabakh, a forgotten corner of the Old Continent where violent tensions run deep.
Conflict, conscience and poppies
(7 minute read) As ceremonies are held this month across the globe to mark the armistice, Maddy Fry explores the complex relationship between Christianity and pacifism.