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22 December 2015
In this season of goodwill, it is worth remembering Quakers in the seventeenth century did not mark out Christmas as more holy than any other day. They believed each day, and all of life, was sacred and Christmas Day was no different.
10 December 2015
International human rights monitors whose presence protects vulnerable schoolchildren – in Hebron, occupied Palestine – face verbal and physical attack by Israeli settlers.
9 December 2015
While world leaders are at the Paris climate summit, known as COP21, Quakers are putting huge efforts into raising awareness about their concerns for the planet and reverence for life. A new Quakernomics blog offers a taste of their activities.
2 December 2015
Quakers in Britain opposed the vote in the House of Commons tonight to extend air strikes to ISIS targets in Syria.
The vote was 397 for and 223 votes against taking action in Syria.
30 November 2015
This week Parliament prepares to vote on military action in Syria. Quakers in Britain oppose this, consistent with our belief that killing is wrong.
27 November 2015
Quakers want justice for those affected by climate change. The poorest are often the hardest hit by shifts in the climate. Globally they have less access to energy.
Led by their belief in equality, Quakers in Britain campaign for everyone to have access to affordable energy that does not harm the planet.
This weekend, ahead of the Paris climate summit, Quakers will join thousands across the world on the People's March for Climate, Justice and Jobs, They will call for climate justice.