In the run up to the fifth anniversary of the invasion of Iraq, churches are reiterating their call for British troops to withdraw from the country and will join in a 'Christian Peace Witness for Iraq'
Representative's of Britain's armed forces are reacting with fury to a report which says that some of their recruitment advertising is giving young people, in particular, a misleading and glamourised picture of military life.
Representatives of the world's Historic Peace Churches gathered in Solo, Indonesia in December 2007, to ask what "Peace in Our Land" means - through the interrelated topics of injustice, religious pluralism, and poverty.
Quakers, often known for the quietness and stillness of their meetings as well as their commitment to justice and peacemaking, are being urged to 'drop their traditional modesty' for the first ever National Quaker Week.
Quakers in Britain have launched an online exhibition of archived resources tracing the history of the anti slavery movement from its Quaker beginnings to the passing of the Abolition of the Slave Trade Act in 1807 and beyond.
While diplomatic and military rhetoric in the exchanges between the United States and Iranian senior politicians remains heated, thirteen Christian leaders from the USA are preparing for a visit to Iran next week (17-25 February 2007) ‚Ä' with the aim of building bridges rather than stoking conflict.
A major charitable trust has disposed of a ¬£2 million shareholding in the company Reed Elsevier, because of its concerns over the company's involvement in promoting arms sales, reports Quaker Peace and Social Witness - part of the Society of Friends in the UK.