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8 October 2018
Quakers in Britain and Friends World Committee for Consultation are today (8 October) bringing together faith leaders and representatives from the Buddhist, Brahma Kumaris, Catholic, Protestant, Jewish, Muslim and Quaker communities for an interfaith celebration of sustainable living. They are meeting as the Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change's (IPCC) Special Report on Global Warming of 1.5°C delivers a sharp message that the world must act now to avoid climate catastrophe.
14 September 2018
Quakers in Britain will be attending party conferences this year as part of an ecumenical delegation.
7 September 2018
Quakers join with UK NGOs to tell the government it must show leadership on UNRWA and the rights of Palestinian refugees.
21 August 2018
Take one stand-up comedian and mediator, an actor, activist and biblical scholar, a team of peace activists, and a handful of turbulent priests. Each one exploring the connection between spirituality and activism. Add to that, Quaker worship in stillness that settles, calms and opens hearts. This week, Quakers are offering this mix to thousands enjoying Greenbelt Festival.
10 August 2018
In an open letter to Sajid Javid, the Home Secretary, twenty faith representatives have called for an end to the hostile environment.
6 August 2018
Around the world this week, ceremonies will mark the anniversaries of the first atomic bombs dropped in Japan in 1945. Quakers will be among those remembering lives lost.