Crisis in the Middle East

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Quaker organisations share vision for peace in Palestine and Israel

Quaker organisations share vision for peace in Palestine and Israel

Several Quaker organisations including Quakers in Britain have issued a joint statement condemning the violence in Palestine and Israel and … Read More
Prayers for Peace in the Middle East : 24 Apr, ONLINE

Prayers for Peace in the Middle East : 24 Apr, ONLINE

Join us as part of our Prayers for Peace in the Middle East series to hear from Christian Aid partners … Read More
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We cannot be silent: A statement from the Jesuits on Gaza

We cannot be silent: A statement from the Jesuits on Gaza

Our voices continue to be lifted up in prayer, in lament, in protest at the death and destruction that continue … Read More
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March 2024 Global Christian Leaders Call for Permanent Gaza Ceasefire

March 2024 Global Christian Leaders Call for Permanent Gaza Ceasefire

In a new letter released during Holy Week ahead of Easter, more than 140 Bishops and executive leaders from churches, … Read More
40 minutes of Prayer for the Middle East : 27 Mar, ONLINE

40 minutes of Prayer for the Middle East : 27 Mar, ONLINE

Never-ending conflicts, natural disasters, religious persecution… Our news headlines paint a worrying picture of the Middle East and North Africa … Read More
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Arms exports to Israel must stop immediately: UN experts

Arms exports to Israel must stop immediately: UN experts

Any transfer of weapons or ammunition to Israel that would be used in Gaza is likely to violate international humanitarian … Read More
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Statement from the House of Bishops on the war in Gaza

Statement from the House of Bishops on the war in Gaza

House of Bishops makes call for immediate ceasefire and release of hostages … Read More
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Letter to the Prime Minister from the Humanitarian and Human Rights Sector on Rafah

Letter to the Prime Minister from the Humanitarian and Human Rights Sector on Rafah

Alongside other charities and faith organisations, Quakers in Britain have written to the Prime Minister calling on him to use … Read More
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Religious leaders meet with EU to weigh situation in the Middle East

Religious leaders meet with EU to weigh situation in the Middle East

Religious leaders met with the EU last month to discuss the war in the Middle East and its impact on … Read More
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Prayers and statements on violence in Israel and Gaza

Prayers and statements on violence in Israel and Gaza

Churches and Christian organisations are responding with prayers and statements to the violence in Israel and Gaza … Read More
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Responding to the current situation in Israel and Palestine

Responding to the current situation in Israel and Palestine

A regularly updated page of statements and resources … Read More
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Israel-Gaza war

Israel-Gaza war

This page contains information for parishes and individuals seeking to better understand the Church’s response to the war and guidance … Read More
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Interfaith Ceasefire event : 14 Dec, ONLINE

Interfaith Ceasefire event : 14 Dec, ONLINE

Open meeting to hear about the proposed interfaith action for peace, share input and decide how you as faith group … Read More
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“Torn in Two” – Responding to Israel-Palestine Conflict

“Torn in Two” – Responding to Israel-Palestine Conflict

How should we respond as Christians and Churches who are committed to dialogue, reconciliation, justice and peace? … Read More
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Church leaders call for an end to fighting in Gaza

The United Reformed Church, Christian Aid, other humanitarian agencies and global church leaders have urged the Prime Minister Rishi Sunak … Read More
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Insights into the Gaza-Israel War and Time of Prayer : 26 Nov, Plymouth and ONLINE

Insights into the Gaza-Israel War and Time of Prayer : 26 Nov, Plymouth and ONLINE

The Very Reverend Richard Sewell, Dean of St George’s College, Jerusalem will be sharing first-hand about the conflict in Israel … Read More
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Archbishop in Jerusalem addresses Synod with call for ceasefire and plea for peace in Israel and Gaza

Archbishop in Jerusalem addresses Synod with call for ceasefire and plea for peace in Israel and Gaza

He urged the global community to work towards a peaceful resolution of the conflict, a ceasefire for humanitarian corridors, and … Read More
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CEC–CCEE Joint Committee issues declaration on the situation in the Middle East

CEC–CCEE Joint Committee issues declaration on the situation in the Middle East

The Joint Committee of the Conference of European Churches (CEC) and the Catholic Council of European Bishops’ Conferences (CCEE) issued the following … Read More
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Statement from the House of Bishops on the war in Gaza

Statement from the House of Bishops on the war in Gaza

Recognising the troubled history, we nevertheless cling to the longstanding vision of a peaceful region where the peoples of Israel … Read More
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Ecumenical Prayers for Peace in the Holy Land : 15 Nov, St Austell

Ecumenical Prayers for Peace in the Holy Land : 15 Nov, St Austell

Come, light a candle and pray for peace … Read More
Afternoon of Prayer for the Persecuted Church and for Peace : 14 Nov, Falmouth

Afternoon of Prayer for the Persecuted Church and for Peace : 14 Nov, Falmouth

We are all called to pray for peace at this time of war, violence and conflict. So everyone is  welcome … Read More
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Holy Land: prayers and peace

Holy Land: prayers and peace

Church and charity leaders call for restraint, de-escalation of violence and protection of civilians in Gaza and Israel … Read More
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Praying for peace in the Holy Land

Praying for peace in the Holy Land

Statements and prayers from JPIT Member Churches … Read More
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Prayer for peace in the Middle East

Prayer for peace in the Middle East

Pope Francis has declared Friday 27 October as a day of fasting, penance and prayer for peace in our world … Read More
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Statements and messages from UK faith and inter faith bodies to events in Israel and Gaza

Statements and messages from UK faith and inter faith bodies to events in Israel and Gaza

Statements and messages from UK faith and inter faith bodies are listed in chronological order … Read More
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Quaker organizations call for a ceasefire and humanitarian protections in Gaza

Quaker organizations call for a ceasefire and humanitarian protections in Gaza

Quakers in Britain have joined American Friends Service Committee, Canadian Friends Service Committee, Friends Committee on National Legislation and the … Read More
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5 solidarity actions you can take for Palestine and Israel

5 solidarity actions you can take for Palestine and Israel

The scale of the violence and harm to civilians is unprecedented. The Ecumenical Accompaniment Programme in Palestine and Israel share … Read More
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Archbishop of Canterbury's speech in Lords debate on Israel and Gaza

Archbishop of Canterbury’s speech in Lords debate on Israel and Gaza

Archbishop Justin Welby gave this speech during the House of Lords debate on the situation in Israel and Gaza … Read More
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Israel-Palestine: Prayers, Statements and Briefings

Israel-Palestine: Prayers, Statements and Briefings

Prayers and briefings from the Methodist Church … Read More
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12 aid agencies call on UK Government to put civilians first in Israel Gaza Conflict

12 aid agencies call on UK Government to put civilians first in Israel Gaza Conflict

A joint statement by12 aid agencies – Oxfam GB, Action Against Hunger, War Child, Islamic Relief, Christian Aid, CAFOD, Plan … Read More
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Israel-Gaza Conflict – UK faith leaders condemn antisemitism and call for solidarity between faith communities

Israel-Gaza Conflict – UK faith leaders condemn antisemitism and call for solidarity between faith communities

The Archbishop of Canterbury was joined by Muslim and Jewish leaders to condemn the sharp rise in antisemitic incidents over … Read More
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Prayers and statements on violence in Israel and Gaza

Prayers and statements on violence in Israel and Gaza

Churches are responding with prayers and statements to the violence in Israel and Gaza: … Read More
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Archbishops condemn Hamas attacks on Israel – joint statement

Archbishops condemn Hamas attacks on Israel – joint statement

The Archbishops of Canterbury and York made this statement on 7 Oct … Read More
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