Challenging Hate and Fear

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Very nasty things happened and were said during the referendum on Britain’s future in the European Union. Since the outcome, said the Revd Guto Prys ap Gwynfor at the Union’s Annual Meetings in Llanuwchllyn, there have been hundreds of examples of people shouting racist remarks at members of ethnic minorities in the street. That prompted… Read more »

Commission to deal with Brexit

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With the shadow of the referendum still heavy upon us, is the Union of Welsh Independents is going to invite churches across Wales to join together to protect human rights, social harmony and Christian values after Brexit. The Annual Meetings at Llanuwchllyn near Bala heard that Wales faces the most challenging period since the Second World War. Delegates… Read more »

An Easter Message

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Jesus Christ was the innocent victim of a violent political situation, said a Union of Welsh Independents official in her Easter message. “He was the target of hatred, and crucified on the trumped-up charge of being a rebel,” said Dr Fiona Gannon (pictured), who chairs the Union’s Council.   “Two thousand years later innocent people… Read more »

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The failure of the UK Government’s attempt to relax the law governing Sunday shopping hours has been welcomed by the President of the Union of Welsh Independents. The bill was defeated by a majority of 31 votes at Westminster.  “I’m delighted that the bill has failed, and that shopping hours on Sundays will remain as at… Read more »

President’s St David’s Day Message

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The great debate on the future of the UK in Europe must not be allowed to disrupt the Welsh Assembly elections, said the Revd Dr R. Alun Evans, President of the Union of Welsh Independents in his St David’s Day message. Dr Evans calls on people to consider devolved matters, such as education and the… Read more »