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Peace Prayers

Follow Have you got a favourite prayer for peace? Please share it here and mention where you found it. To start us off, the Beatitudes Blessed are the poor in spirit, for theirs is the kingdom… More >

White poppies

Follow Remember all the victims of war, and wear a white poppy this year. Order yours below. Suggested donation of £2 each (including p&p), then 80p for each additional poppy. var caf_BeneficiaryCampaignId=225; document.write(unescape('%3Cscript id="CAFDonateButtonLoader_script" src="https://cafdonate.cafonline.org/js/CAF.DonateButtonLoader_script.js" type="text/javascript"%3E%3C/script%3E'));… More >

Air strikes – what next?

Follow Devastatingly, UK MPs voted in support of carrying out air strikes in Iraq. This is a terrible result for the civilians in the area and for the country. We hardly need to mention Tony Blair’s… More >

FoR postcard answers

Follow You may have picked up one of our postcards with a quick quiz on. If you missed them, here’s what we were asking: 1. How many conscientious objectors were there in WWI? 2. How much… More >

Ukraine statement

Follow The Chant d’ Oiseau Statement on Ukraine We, representatives of the European branches of the International Fellowship of Reconciliation, meeting from 23rd – 25th May at Chant d’Oiseau in Brussels, (1) Contemplated with dismay the… More >

Archive of email newsletters

Follow For newcomers to the website, we’ve added some back-issues of e-news, our monthly email newsletter to members and anyone interested in what we’ve been up to and how to get involved. It’s not very slick… More >

May 15th – CO day

Follow It’s just two weeks away now; 15th May is the day we particularly remember Conscientious Objectors – those who refused to take up arms and kill their fellow human. FoR is part of the First… More >

Fasting

Follow Yesterday David Cameron was to receive a letter from dozens of bishops and hundreds of clergy saying that too many people are going hungry. Instead, they didn’t answer the door and the police turned up.… More >

GDAMS

Follow 14th April is the Global Day of Action on Military Spending.  We passed a delightful day in Oxford city centre with Pax Christi, talking to people about money being  wasted on renewing Trident (UK’s nuclear… More >

End Hunger Fast. Tomorrow.

Follow Britain isn’t eating.  Ian Duncan Smith got very upset when Church Action on Poverty created this picture, but it’s true.  Food banks are commonplace.  Needing to use a food bank, even more so. What has… More >