Wednesday, September 06, 2006


21st of September

"Praying for peace is an essential part of Christian worship and, indeed, of human existence," says World Council of Churches (WCC) general secretary Rev. Dr Samuel Kobia about the International Day of Prayer for Peace, to be celebrated on 21 September 2006. For more information and resources to use in your church go to

Prayers and resources are available on the Decade to Overcome Violence web site for this year's event, with more to come. The DOV has published a brochure for distribution with a special focus on the Annual Focus in Latin America. This brochure is available on the DOV web site