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World Quaker Day 2022 – Becoming the Quakers the World Needs

World Quaker Day will take place on 2 October 2022 with the theme Becoming the Quakers the World Needs. World Quaker Day is an annual…

Quakers press for urgent, fair and transformative 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…

Preparación y planificación para el 400 cumpleaños de George Fox

Planning for George Fox’s 400th Birthday: This article is written first in Spanish then in English “Nací en el mes llamado de Julio de 1624,…

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…

Epistle from the Heads of Quaker Agencies meeting held in London, 6-8 December 2021

The heads of seven international Quaker organisations met over three days from 6-8 December 2021. They shared ideas on Quaker concerns over climate justice, peacebuilding…

Faith leaders call for urgent action at COP26

On Friday 12 November 2021 FWCC signed the following statement by faith leaders calling for urgent action at COP26 Time is running out. As the…