faith groups

  • February 27, 2018

    An 'Interreligious Dialogue for Peace, Promoting Peaceful Coexistence and Common Citizenship'  in Vienna is creating a first-ever joint action plan for Arab religious leaders to lead the way in repairing the divisions created by extremists, and rebuilding social cohesion and common citizenship in the Arab region.

  • February 19, 2018

    The Moderator of the Church of Scotland will join Pope Francis to call for a day of prayer for peace, on 23 February 2018, when Christians and people of all faith traditions will seek to end conflict in war torn parts of the world, especially the Democratic Republic of Congo and South Sudan.

  • February 17, 2018

    Religious leaders are calling on the Home Secretary to end the Government’s use of indefinite detention – calling it “unjust, ineffective and inhumane”.

  • February 7, 2018

    Four peace activists have been found not guilty of charges arising from blockading the world's largest arms fair held last year by Defence and Security Equipment International in East London.

  • 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.