Poverty

Wednesday, 04 September 2013

Vicar's daughter transforms lives of children in Philippines slum

A vicar's daughter is inspiring churches across Durham with her efforts to give children in a Manila slum a better future.

Friday, 30 August 2013

How to make our foodbanks more effective?

By Dick Slikker

Is there something else we can do to make our giving more beneficial for the recipients?

Tuesday, 27 August 2013

Jamie Oliver despairs over diet of Britain's poor

By Andy Kerr

The celebrity chef wonders why the poor in countries like Spain and Italy still manage to keep a healthy diet, while Britain's poor choose to eat more expensive junk food.

Monday, 26 August 2013

British public oppose company secrecy

By Mark Caplin

Over half of British people are opposed to company owners being able to keep their identities secret.

Wednesday, 21 August 2013

Caritas aiding Spain's 'new poor'

By Mark Caplin

Thousands of Spanish families have been forced to turn to aid agency Caritas for help in the midst of Spain's economic crisis.  

Saturday, 10 August 2013

Westminster 'creating dependency culture for wealthy'

By Mark Caplin

A Scottish church leader has accused the UK Government of discriminating against parents who stay at home to look after their children.

Thursday, 01 August 2013

Put evangelism first, says Lyndon Bowring

The church must not regard evangelism as secondary, Lyndon Bowring has told this year's Keswick Convention.

Tuesday, 30 July 2013

Nappy shortages and mental stress are common among low-income mothers

Many low income mothers are suffering from mental stress that can harm their children, according to a new study.

Thursday, 25 July 2013

Sense of community can reverse Church decline

By Mark Caplin

The Archbishop of Canterbury has spoken of the need to create community in churches if they are to attract more people through their doors.

Wednesday, 24 July 2013

Plight of street children inspires skydive

By Susie Turner

The founder of Christian children's charity Viva has taken part in a skydive to raise money for street children.

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