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16 May 2019
When Quakers built Hertford Meeting House in 1670 they were more likely to be persecuted than praised for their style of building. This week it is one of 17 Quaker meeting houses to be listed or upgraded and preserved for the nation by the Department for Digital, Culture, Media and Sport (DCMS) on the advice of Historic England.
3 May 2019
In a letter in the Daily Telegraph, faith leaders urge the UK government to set an emissions target of net zero by 2045.
2 May 2019
Quakers joined a Christian vigil outside Westminster Abbey today (Friday) in protest against the decision to hold a service to mark fifty years of continuous-at-sea patrol by the UK's nuclear submarines. Some joined a die-in organised by Christian CND.
22 April 2019
Swedish climate activist and Nobel Prize nominee Greta Thunberg today urged everyone to listen to scientists and face the crisis of climate change. She was welcomed to Friends House by young Quakers.
21 April 2019
Quakers in Britain send deepest condolences to all caught up in the horrific wave of attacks in Sri Lanka.
18 April 2019
Swedish climate striker Greta Thunberg sparked a global strike to protest at the lack of government action to combat the climate crisis. Next week (22 and 23 April) she will be in London. Her two-day programme begins in Friends House, home of Quakers in Britain.