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Remembering the refugee children of the second world war

11 September 2009 | by Joe Mugford | 0 comments

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News round-up

04 September 2009 | by Friend web | 0 comments

Protesters at the Bank of England. | Olivia Harris

Irish Friends focus on peace and sustainability; Climate camp glued to the issues; Goodbye and all that

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News round-up

04 September 2009 | by Friend web | 0 comments

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Tackling the pay gap from both ends

04 September 2009 | by Philip Barron | 0 comments

Notes (top) and coins (bottom) | ArtToday

Church Action on Poverty, the ecumenical Christian social-justice charity, which has been championing the cause of low-paid workers through its Living Wage campaign, is now backing a call for a High Pay Commission to be set up that would launch a wide-ranging review of pay ‘at the top’. Using the...

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New face for Quakers in London takes shape

04 September 2009 | by Oliver Robertson | 0 comments

Friends House, London, home of the new Quaker Centre. | Jez Smith

Oliver Robertson reports on developments at the new Quaker Centre at Friends House

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Tuesday

FREE 18 August 2009 | by Hugo Finley | 0 comments

Hugo Finley's garden | Hugo Finley 2009

Every week we provide you with news, features, personal stories, arts, humour and friendship. With the Friend you can keep up to date with contemporary Quaker thought and action.

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q-eye: Eye on the media

07 August 2009 | by Friend | 0 comments

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Same-sex marriages in Canada since 2005

07 August 2009 | by Friend | 0 comments

Same-sex marriage in Canada was legalised as a result of court cases in which provincial or territorial justices ruled existing bans on same-sex marriage unconstitutional. Full legalisation occurred on 20 July 2005, although same-sex couples had been obtaining marriage licences before then. Provinces and territories, which have jurisdiction over marriage issues, had...

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A view of Yearly Meeting Gathering

FREE 07 August 2009 | by Friend | 0 comments

This has been an extraordinary Yearly Meeting. Not just because it has combined Junior Yearly Meeting, Summer Gathering and Yearly Meeting into a single event, not just because of the subject matter or the numbers participating. Above all, it has been a supreme vindication of our business method well used,...

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What have we done?

07 August 2009 | by Friend | 0 comments

The Friends in the Yearly Meeting sessions on committed relationships this year were engaged in doing theology. Quaker theology is a process as well as an outcome. What we do is to start with our experience, reflect on where within it we find the Spirit of God leading us, test...

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