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On UN International Day of Peace, 21 September, Quakers will say that building peace is about tough choices and will challenge the stereotype of peace as the soft option.
As Yearly Meeting Gathering, held at the University of Bath 2 – 9 August closes, Quakers in Britain have issued their customary Epistle 'To all Friends everywhere'.
Quakers in Britain have called on the UK Government to recognise Palestine as a nation state; for a comprehensive arms embargo on all sides and an end to the blockade of Gaza and occupation of Palestine.
Quakers’ online project serialising the diaries of five young people who lived during and opposed World War I goes live today.
Record numbers of Quakers are heading to Bath for Yearly Meeting Gathering (YMG) 2014, from 2 – 9 August.
News that the conversion of civil partnerships to marriage will entail an appointment at a register office and not a marriage ceremony has outraged and disappointed Quaker couples.
Quakers in Britain have sent an open letter to the Foreign Secretary William Hague on the escalating conflict in Gaza, calling on him to ensure all sides are heard.
Quakers in Britain have expressed strong disagreement with the conclusion of the report published by the Trident Commission on 1 July which says the UK should retain its nuclear deterrent.
The Yearly Meeting Gathering of Quakers in Britain which takes place in Bath from 2 to 9 August this year, is oversubscribed and is "regretfully having to turn away Friends."
Geoffrey Durham and Ruth Cadbury are to launch a four-year Quaker project telling the suppressed stories of World War I.