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Christian Aid Takes On Corporate Tax Dodgers

Christian Aid Takes On Corporate Tax Dodgers

Poverty exists in every country in the world. In many countries most of the population live on less than $1 a day, while others have abundant wealth. About 50% of the world's population – some 3 billion people – live ...

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Greenbelt Christian Festival

This weekend (August 26-29) the Greenbelt Christian Arts Festival will be held at Cheltenham in the UK. It includes a heady mix of music, theatre, talks, films, worship and much more. For many who attend the festival each year it ...

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Greed in the Boardroom, Now Greed on the Streets

Greed in the Boardroom, Now Greed on the Streets

This week we have witnessed criminal activity on a massive scale mainly by disaffected teenagers who, seeing others helping themselves, wanted a piece of the action. The police were caught out and will now have to respond with the kind ...

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Forgiveness on Film

Forgiveness on Film

A film festival on the theme of forgiveness with be held at Friends House, London (opposite Euston Station) between 30th August and 9th December 2011. It is called the “I Will Tell” festival and includes over 100 films, exhibitions, workshops ...

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Norway faces terror and hatred

Norway faces terror and hatred

At first they said it was Islamic terrorists. Then it was a Christian fundamentalist. Then a right wing Christian fundamentalist. How we do love our labels! It's as if once you put a label on someone you can deal with ...

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Wise men can no longer enter Bethlehem.

A British Quaker aged eighty-three has been arrested by Israeli authorities while trying to visit Bethlehem. John Lynes is one of sixty-nine international visitors who were arrested while attempting to enter the West Bank in response to invitations from local ...

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Godless for God's Sake

Godless for God's Sake

The problem with Quakers is that they don't have a creed, so you can't really say what they believe. In recent years a number of Quakers have declared themselves to be "non-theists" or atheists. And yet all Quakers share in ...

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A £20 pound note or a dead fly?

A £20 pound note or a dead fly?

Here in the UK we have just finished Christian Aid Week, when thousands of volunteers deliver gift envelopes, door to door and then call back asking for a donation on behalf of some of the world's poorest people. It can ...

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God is a Guest at the Royal Wedding

God is a Guest at the Royal Wedding

Like many other people throughout the world, I am sitting here watching the royal wedding. I should be sniffing in disgust at such a display of elitism, such imperial inequality, such a celebration of the establishment supported by a wayward ...

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British MPs speak out against the supply of arms to repressive regimes.

British MPs speak out against the supply of arms to repressive regimes.

Successive governments have misjudged the risk that arms approved for export to North Africa and the Middle East might be used for internal repression say Committees on Arms Export Controls. The Committee on Arms Export Controls in the first overseas ...

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British Quakers call for a Boycott of Goods from the Israeli Settlements

Quakers in Britain have agreed to boycott products from the Israeli settlements in the West Bank. The settlements are illegal under international law. Quakers consider that this boycott is a for Israelis and Palestinians. The decision makes clear that Quakers ...

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Listen to God Before Deciding

Listen to God Before Deciding

I was once a member of a Baptist Church. We had Church Meetings at which we voted on important or controversial issues. The intention was that we should go to the meeting in an open frame of mind and wait ...

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What do Quakers Believe about God?

The answer is "many different things" because Quakers don't share a creed, apart, perhaps, from a general belief that God can be found within every human being. This video reflects the views of Quakers from a meeting in Britain, where ...

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