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3 December 2020
In the tumultuous final days before World War II, Quakers were among many who rescued almost 10,000 children from German-controlled Europe. Quakers' pivotal role was acknowledged this week when the Kindertransport was commemorated.
15 November 2020
More than a thousand Quakers successfully held their first Yearly Meeting online today, prevented from meeting face-to-face by the COVID-19 pandemic. Not since 1668 has anything – not even world wars – prevented Yearly Meeting, a time for Quakers to gather in stillness to listen to the promptings of love and truth.
12 November 2020
Quakers in Britain have joined more than 70 other organisations in the COP26 Coalition to launch “a year of climate mobilisation from the ground up".
25 October 2020
The UN Treaty on the Prohibition of Nuclear Weapons (TPNW) is entering into force as international law after being ratified by the 50th state. This historic step forward for the global community will help to rid the world of weapons of mass death and destruction.
5 October 2020
The financial impact of the COVID-19 pandemic on Britain Yearly Meeting (BYM) which brings together the Quaker Church, charity and organisation, is becoming clear.
24 September 2020
Quakers in Britain have set out their priorities in a submission to the government's Comprehensive Spending Review (CSR) in six areas: climate change, criminal justice, defence, education, immigration and charities.