Category Archives: Church Statements

Nationality and Borders Act 2022

A statement on behalf of the Methodist Church in Britain, Baptists Together and the United Reformed Church We lament the passing of the Nationality and Borders Bill into law. Compelled by the Biblical call to welcome the stranger, our denominations … Continue reading

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Senior Church leaders write to Peers ahead of House of Lords vote on Nationality & Borders Bill

As the Nationality and Borders Bill returns to the House of Lords this week, several senior Church leaders have written to Peers to encourage them to stand up for changes to the Bill. On Tuesday 26th April, Peers are due … Continue reading

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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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Power and protest

Church leaders have joined representatives of hundreds of civil society organisations to express concern about government proposals to restrict protest and increase police powers. As consideration of the Police, Crime, Sentencing and Courts Bill begins in the House of Lords, … Continue reading

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Statement on UK International Development spending cut

The decision to renege on the UK’s international development commitment is unfair, unwise and immoral. The UK Aid programme plays a vital role in helping to tackle poverty and support sustainable development in the poorest places in the world. The … Continue reading

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Faith groups call for G7 to use power wisely

As world leaders arrive in Cornwall this week for the G7 Summit, leaders of the Baptist, Methodist and United Reformed Churches joined dozens of faith leaders to call on the UK government to use its Presidency of the G7 and … Continue reading

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Black Lives Matter Statements

Leaders from JPIT’s four denominations have releaed statements following the brutal murder of George Floyd. The Revd Lynn Green, the General Secretary of Baptists Together, said: “The inhumane and merciless brutality demonstrated towards George Floyd last week was an appalling … Continue reading

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