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More than 60 Quakers from Britain have attended the 2012 world conference of Quakers in Kenya.The theme of the conference was “Being Salt and Light: Friends living the kingdom of God in a broken world”.
The Quaker who disrupted Business Secretary Vince Cable's speech to a conference of arms dealers has defended his protest as “an act of witness to the truth”
A Quaker has interrupted a speech by Business Secretary Vince Cable to deliver his own impromptu speech against the government’s support for the arms industry.
Quakers from six continents have assembled in Kenya this week for their international conference. They will focus on "living the Kingdom of God in a broken world".
Meeting for Sufferings, the standing representative body of the Society of Friends (Quakers) has released a statement on equality.
A decision by Quakers to give a “loyal address” to Elizabeth II has triggered heated internal controversy due to the denomination's anti-royal tradition.
Several religious groups have expressed support for same-sex marriage, saying that church leaders who oppose it do not speak for them.
An ecumenical church-based body has given evidence to the European Council about the abuse of human rights in the Occupied Palestinian Territories.
Quaker human rights lawyer, Rachel Brett, will deliver the one hundred and fifth Swarthmore Lecture in London in May 2012.
The Methodist Church, the Baptist Union of Great Britain, the United Reformed Church and the Quakers in Britain have called for Parliament to reject a benefit cap.