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Britain’s Quakers have sold their shares in multinational oil company BP after criticism from both within and outside their own ranks.
Attempts by the arms giant BAE Systems to recruit graduates to their business were met by a series of protests at a major careers fair in central London.
Quakers have accused the government of military “conscription by the back door”, because soldiers are held to commitments made before turning eighteen.
Quakers and Unitarians have welcomed an Early Day Motion calling on Parliament to raise the age of recruitment into the armed forces to eighteen.
David Cameron has been accused of blocking the way for legal recognition of same-sex marriage, despite support for the proposal from Labour, LibDem and Green leaders.
The Communion of Saints is not a term which comes readily to a Quaker's tongue. But an encounter with two Friends – one living and one three centuries dead - has prompted me to look past the difficulty of these words in search of their true meaning.
Pressure is growing for same-sex couples to be given full equality in marriage law after 98 per cent of LGBT people polled said civil partnerships don't go far enough.
Britain's Quakers have said that they will work alongside other opponents of Trident nuclear weapons, even if they do not share the Quakers' commitment to peace.
British Quakers have announced that their most senior member of staff is standing down from her post. Gillian Ashmore has served for three years.
A survivor of the nuclear attack on Hiroshima has urged an audience in London to tackle the root causes of war, marking the sixty-fifth anniversary of the bombing.