President’s New Year’s Message

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Greater emphasis must be placed on teaching Welsh history in schools if our identity as a nation is to survive, said Glyn Williams, President of the Union of Welsh Independents in his New Year’s Message, sent to the press and media.   Our nation’s memory “History is our nation’s memory. It tells us where we came from,… Read more »

Union’s Christmas Message

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CHRISTMAS ‘CEASEFIRE’ SHOULD BE MADE PERMANENT  Christmas has an amazing power to overcome hatred and conflict, but the spirit of goodwill is often short-lived, said Dr Geraint Tudur, General Secretary of the Union of Welsh Independent churches. “We live in an era of great political bitterness, mainly due by Brexit,” said Dr Tudur, “bitterness which… Read more »

Geraint retires in September 2018

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The Union’s General Secretary, the Revd Dr Geraint Tudur, has announced his intention to retire in September 2018, when he’ll be 65 years old. Dr Tudur was elected to the post for the customary period of seven years in September 2006. He was relected to serve a second term at the 2013 Annual Meetings. A… Read more »

Mr Ceurwyn Evans 1929-2017

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It is with deep regret that we announce the death of a former president of the Union of Welsh Independents, John Ceurwyn Evans of Mold, at the age of 87. Mr Evans, a retired music teacher, came to the Union chair at the Annual Meetings in Llanelli in 1999. He was, therefore, President over the… Read more »

Catalonia: Union Call

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As the Regional Government of Catalonia prepares to discuss declaring independence next week, the Council of the Union of Welsh Independent Churches, meeting at Gregynog in Powys (Saturday, October 7) agreed to send an urgent message to the Archbishops of Barcelona and Madrid, and to the Spanish ambassador to the UK. The union has respectfully… Read more »