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Quaker Relief during the Spanish Civil War

One gray morning in early February, a small group of Friends was finding its way to an encounter with 70 […]

Nancy and Gerard Negelspach are members of Barcelona Meeting in Spain.

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FWCC and Affluent and Impoverished Friends

The October issue on the 70th anniversary of Friends World Committee for Consultation was a wonderful celebration of how Friends […]

Newton Garver is a member of Buffalo (N.Y.) Meeting.

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The 110th U.S. Congress

The current Congress is giving more visibility, in‐depth exploration, and oversight to some Quaker goals as stated in FCNL’s legislative […]

Nancy Milio is emeritus professor of Health Policy at University of North Carolina and a member of Chapel Hill (N.C.) Meeting.

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Reflections on the World Since 9/11

That morning I helped my youngest child get off to school. I straightened our now‐quiet kitchen, then sat at my […]

Helena Cobban is a member of Charlottesville (Va.) Meeting. She is a "Friend in Washington" with Friends Committee on National Legislation, and has recently written a book on U.S. foreign policy after George W. Bush's presidency, due out in early 2008. Details of her work are available at her blog http://www.justworldnews.org.

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All Friends’ Conference of 1920

Before the 1937 Friends World Conference, Friends from throughout the world and across the various branches of the Religious Society […]

Elizabeth Cazden is a member of Concord (N.H.) Meeting. Her Quaker history research includes Friends in Cuba, independent liberal meetings, and Quaker slave-owners in Rhode Island; see http://www.betsycazden.com.

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”Why Does (or Doesn’t) FWCC Do That?

When asked to explain our faith and practice, we Friends often tell stories—of the steadfastness of those who faced persecution, […]

Margaret Fraser, executive secretary of FWCC Section of the Americas, is a member of Swarthmore (Pa.) Meeting.

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A Snapshot of Friends in the Americas

Are Friends growing or shrinking? The answer, of course, is, “It all depends”—on where, over what time, and by how […]

Margaret Fraser, executive secretary of FWCC Section of the Americas, is a member of Swarthmore (Pa.) Meeting.

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The Meaning of Disagreements

My first FWCC event was a dinner somewhere near Boston during the 1987 50th Anniversary Campaign. I don’t recall what […]

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A View of FWCC from the Southern Tip of Africa

I have tried hard to share the joy of FWCC happenings with my monthly and yearly meetings, but neither spoken […]

Bridget Nomonde Scoble is a member of Cape Western Monthly Meeting in South Africa.

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Quilts in Burundi: The Unending God Story Goes On

For many years my personal ministry has been to make quilts for people in hard places—divorce, terminal illness, or depression. […]

Carolann Palmer is a member of North Seattle (Wash.) Friends Church. She and Patty Federighi, also of the church, are recipients of Susan Bax grants for women traveling in the ministry, administered by FWCC.

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