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Quakers deplore vote to authorise air strikes in Syria

Updated 16 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.

Quakers deplore decision to extend air strikes

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Facing power and privilege

Updated 27 May 2019

A 1,200 strong gathering of Quakers in London has shared their hopes and fears about the plight of the planet and how power and privilege prevent effective work for justice.

Facing power and privilege

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Quakers call for bold national climate policy

Updated 11 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. .

Quakers call for bold national climate policy

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Being Quakers: inspired and transformed

Updated 1 October 2019

National Quaker Week is a time to celebrate Quaker work, faith and community. Across Britain, Quakers are telling their personal faith journeys to mark the Week which runs from Saturday 28 September to Sunday 6 October.

Being Quakers: inspired and transformed

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Global gathering strengthens Quaker voice in the world

Updated 12 January 2016

British Quakers are heading this week to Peru for a global gathering of Quakers.

Global gathering of Quakers

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Remembering Hiroshima and Nagasaki

Updated 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.

Remembering Hiroshima and Nagasaki