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Quakers to World Churches: War is contrary to the will of God

Quakers will take part in a meeting of the highest governing body of the World Council of Churches from 31 August – 8 September, in…

World Quaker Day

World Quaker Day is an annual event to celebrate the diversity of global Quakerism and build connections to make our community stronger. This year, every…

Nuclear weapons talks “a glimmer of light and hope”

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…

George Fox’s 400th Birthday

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…

Quakers press for climate action at IPCC negotiations

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…

Quakers call for guns to be kept out of the hands of children

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…

Christians Say No War

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…

Christian Call for Peace

We grieve to see events in Ukraine, which have been described by many as a fratricidal (sibling killing sibling) war. Inspired by the many statements…

Greetings from new General Secretary

Dear Friends, Thank you for entrusting me with the role of FWCC General Secretary, beginning this week. The prospect of working for the global community…

Statement on the Passing of Archbishop Desmond Tutu

Friends World Committee for Consultation joins our Friends in Southern Africa in mourning and celebrating the life and witness of Desmond Mphilo Tutu. We share…