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Faiths leaders demand climate action at COP26 in Glasgow

Climate protest credit Callum Shaw UnsplashFaith leaders have joined together to demand climate action ahead of the COP26 meeting in Glasgow.

The Glasgow Multi-Faith Declaration, signed by representatives of religious communities across the United Kingdom, calls for people to be “advocates for justice” ahead of the COP summit.

The Revd Clare Downing and Mr Peter Pay, Moderators of the General Assembly of the United Reformed Church (URC) made the declaration alongside leaders of every major Christian denomination and representatives from Baha’i, Buddhist, Hindu, Jain, Jewish, Muslim, and Sikh communities.

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Glasgow Multi-Faith Declaration for COP26

UK Senior Faith Leaders Archbishop Angaelos, Archbishop of London, The Coptic Orthodox Church The Rt Revd John Arnold, Bishop of Salford, and lead Bishop for the Environment, Catholic Church in England and Wales Imam Qari Muhammad Asim, Chair, Mosques and … Continue reading

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Online chat show takes faith outside the box

20 September 2021 Welcoming people of all faiths and none, a weekly online chat show exploring spirituality in an inclusive, fun and non-judgemental way will be launched by the Methodist Church this month. Hope & Anchor features guests from Britain … Continue reading

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Faith leaders call for climate action ahead of UN climate conference in Glasgow

20 September 2021 Across our doctrinal and political differences, we know that we must change our ways to ensure a quality of life which all can share, and we need to provide hope for people of all ages, everywhere, including … Continue reading

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The UK’s arms sales to human rights abusers

The Defence & Security Equipment International (DSEI) arms fair is taking place in London this week. The 2021 DSEI event demonstrates the need for a complete reassessment and overhaul of the UK government’s support for the UK arms industry, similar to … Continue reading

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World Week for Peace in Israel and Palestine

16 September 2021 To mark World Week for Peace in Israel and Palestine, Jude Levermore, head of Mission for the Methodist Church speaks to Julie Siddiqi, founder of Together We Thrive, Judy Silkoff, Jewish community professional and co-chair of the … Continue reading

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Introducing Ryan

Blog · 15th September 2021 According to my mum, when you asked me as a child what I wanted to be as an adult I would reply (un-ironically) “Prime Minister!”. Whilst my lofty ambitions have tempered somewhat since then, politics, … Continue reading

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 Lundie Memorial Award: March-August winners

Bethany and EmmaThe achievements, generosity and selflessness of children and young people from around the United Reformed Church (URC) are being recognised and celebrated.

Since its launch in January 2020, Lundie Memorial Awards have been bestowed upon children and young monthly, celebrating how they use their God-given skills, time and talent to good effect.

So far, 20 awards have been distributed with each receiving a prize of £100 to be spent on the benefit of children and/or young people in the church, synod or local community.

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Meet Beth

Hello! I’m Beth, and I will be one of the JPIT/House of Commons Interns for this year. I’m from Bournemouth, on the south coast of England. I have moved to London in the last couple of weeks to start working … Continue reading

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Introducing Matt

Blog · 15th September 2021 I am delighted to be joining JPIT as the Team Intern for 2021-22. Having followed the excellent work of the team for a while now, I am excited to be contributing to their output myself … Continue reading

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