Category - faith communities

  • January 27, 2018

    Deeply moving events to mark international Holocaust Memorial Day are taking place this week. Quakers across Britain are taking part.

  • April 28, 2017

    Multi-faith pilgrims will unify to honour creation at the Peoples Climate March in Washington on the National Mall, tomorrow. The event, which comes as a crescendo in a week of climate action, is expected to draw tens of thousands from across the US and broad support from 300 sister marches planned across the country and around the world.

  • September 12, 2016

    Over two hundred faith leaders have called on the UK government “urgently to revise its policy” and “offer sanctuary to more refugees.

  • June 9, 2016

    At an interfaith prayer service on 7 June 2016, people from diverse faith communities issued a call to action to end AIDS as a public health threat by 2030.

  • April 27, 2016

    A panel of religious leaders, policymakers and journalists met on 20 April 2016 at the Ecumenical Centre in Geneva to discuss questions including the idea of a 'European identity' and the contributions made by faith communities and secularism.

  • July 24, 2015

    Faith communities in the UK are responding to the 70th anniversary of the bombing of Hiroshima and Nagasaki which will be remembered around the world on 6 August.

  • September 27, 2013

    There is overwhelming evidence that human activities are mainly responsible for climate change since the mid-twentieth century, and urgent action is needed to tackle the problem, scientific experts have said.

  • December 15, 2012

    The WCC has welcomed the United Nations High Commissioner for Refugees dialogue on faith communities and protection of displaced peoples.

  • June 29, 2012

    Faith communities are often seen as an obstacle to the treatment and prevention of HIV and Aids, but a new report says they are crucial partners in responding to the disease.

  • January 28, 2012

    Hundreds of events to mark Holocaust Memorial Day took place as part of the worldwide commemoration on Friday 27 January, with more this weekend.