Category - faith groups

  • October 31, 2017

    Churches and faith-based organisations have welcomed the Government’s consultation on changes to gaming machines, but warned that the range of options presented for a maximum stake for fixed-odd betting terminals is too wide.

  • July 1, 2017

    Only a sixth of British Anglicans agree with the Church of England’s official view on same-sex relationships, the 2016 British Social Attitudes Survey re

  • June 5, 2017

    "Persons taking no active part in the hostilities... shall in all circumstances be treated
    humanely, without any adverse distinction founded on race, colour, religion or faith,

  • March 23, 2017

    Following the attack in Westminster yesterday in which four people, including the attacker, died and 40 were injured, several faith communities have issued statements or comments from their leaders.

  • November 17, 2016

    Quakers in Britain, Friends World Committee for Consultation and Quaker United Nations Office are among the signatories to the COP22 Interfaith Climate Statement delivered to United Nations Secretary General, Ban Ki-moon, at the UN climate change negotiations in Marrakesh.

  • November 17, 2016

    A lively, youthful and demanding faith group voice of faith was heard clearly in the streets of Marrakech last Sunday (13 November 2016), where a joint group from ACT Alliance, the Lutheran World Federation and the World Council of Churches marched among several thousand activists to demand environmental justice during the UN climate conference COP22.

  • November 5, 2016

    “This is the time to step forward and act as trustees to Mother Earth. Together, by supporting each other’s progress we can go further and faster”, reads the 'COP22 Interfaith Statement', a document prepared by faith communities involved in advocacy work on climate change at the 22nd Conference of Parties of the United Nations Framework Convention on Climate Change.

  • October 31, 2016

    By a three-to-one margin, the United Nations is authorising negotiations to ban nuclear weapons in 2017.

  • October 28, 2016

    Quakers in Scotland are holding a symposium to bring together voices across Scottish society to lobby for radical change in Scottish taxation and land ownership policies.

  • October 21, 2016

    Pax Christi International, together with the World Council of Churches and the International Campaign to Abolish Nuclear Weapons, are working with one voice in their attempts to ensure global support in the UN General Assembly later this month to take forward multilateral nuclear disarmament negotiations.