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29 November 2019
Quakers in Britain have co-authored a letter published in The Times today, calling for finance and debt relief for global south countries hit by climate-related disasters.
22 November 2019
Plans to appoint a further President for Churches Together in England (CTE) have faltered because not all denominations in membership of CTE would accept a nominated President, who is a Quaker in a same-sex marriage.
19 November 2019
Following the announcement this week from US Secretary of State, Mike Pompeo on Israeli settlements on occupied Palestinian land, Quakers in Britain have repeated their view that the settlements are a serious obstacle to peace.
7 November 2019
On the eleventh hour of the eleventh day of the eleventh month in 1918 the guns fell silent and World War I ended. More than 100 years later, at 11.00am on 11 November, people across the nations will again stand silently. Pausing for two minutes to reflect.
29 October 2019
As the scramble towards a general election begins, Quakers across Britain are set to question parliamentary candidates on key topics.
10 October 2019
Quakers have taken a further step towards discussing assisted dying in the UK.
When Quaker representatives from across Britain met at the weekend some suggested it was time to work for a change in the law in relation to assisted dying in the UK. Quakers are being encouraged to further explore the issue of assisted dying, and dying and death more generally, recognising that there are differing and deeply-held views.