The Young Adult Friends Development Fund (formerly the Youth Pilgrimage fund) has re-opened, following a period on hold during the pandemic restrictions. Already in 2023 three young adult Friends (YAFs) … Read more

The commencement of Southern Africa Yearly Meeting in January 2023 marks the beginning of a global process of discussion and discernment among Quakers on the theme of Ubuntu, leading to … Read more

At the global climate talks in Egypt from 6 – 18 November, Quakers continued their intensive advocacy for sufficient climate finance to developing countries, for a new international fund for … Read more

Based on the number of reports received, World Quaker Day 2022 was the biggest on record, as Friends around the world responded to the invitation to send or receive visitors … Read more

The highest governing body of the World Council of Churches has called on Christians everywhere to search for an “ecumenism of the heart”, described as “a Christlike love that moves … Read more

The Friends World Committee for Consultation has joined with 139 other faith organisations in welcoming the first Meeting of States Parties to the Treaty on the Prohibition of Nuclear Weapons. … Read more

Planning for George Fox’s 400th Birthday “I was born in the month called July in the year 1624, at Drayton-in-the-Clay in Leicestershire”  – From the first page of George Fox’s … Read more

Quakers have made a number of interventions calling for urgent, fair and transformative climate action to transform root causes driving climate change at the latest Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change … Read more

The Friends World Committee has called on the UN for guns to be kept out of the hands of children. Delivering the message on behalf of Quakers worldwide, QUNO Geneva … Read more

Christians around the world have spoken out against the invasion of Ukraine. Here are just some of their statements, in Russian, Ukrainian and English. To add your voice, sign the … Read more