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Pax Christi International

Contribution to the Spirit of Compassion

for Suffering of People in the Balkans

1.      The Central/Eastern European Regional Pax Christi Consultation took place from 27th till 29th April 2011 in Vukovar, Croatia. Vukovar is a town in Croatia which was completely destroyed by Serbian forces in war that started almost 20 years ago. In the recent past, pictures of columns of exhausted civilians coming out of destroyed Vukovar shocked the people all around the world. At the present, Vukovar has becoming a symbol for “remembering,” but this “remembering” is not simply retrospective and historical. Its wounds are not healed; the town is still divided. But there are efforts of citizens and local government toward building inter-ethnic trust, blossoming the promise of inspiration and hope. Continue reading Pax Christi International