Poverty

Thursday, 06 March 2014

Albania: Self-sufficient future for hungry families

The lives of hungry families in Albania are being transformed thanks to simple packets of vegetable seeds.

Wednesday, 05 March 2014

Helping our neighbours in a Christ-like way

Archbishop Bernard Longley was distributing sandwiches and hot drinks to people in need in Birmingham city centre at the weekend

Wednesday, 05 March 2014

Roughing it for the homeless

By Carey Lodge

Tim Perkin, 20, has a vision to see the end of homelessness in the UK

Tuesday, 04 March 2014

Lent is a good time to 'speak, pray and fast for justice'

By Carey Lodge

The End Hunger Fast campaign, which seeks to petition the Government to put an end to widespread food poverty in the UK, is gaining momentum.

Monday, 03 March 2014

'Epidemic of violence' must end before global poverty can be erased

By Sam Hailes

A wave of violence is rolling through the developing world and it is hampering efforts to eradicate poverty, says International Justice Mission's Gary Haugen

Saturday, 01 March 2014

Food poverty sign of a 'broken society' - Archbishop

The Archbishop of Wales has spoken of his sadness at the plight of families having to turn to foodbanks in desperation.

Thursday, 27 February 2014

Government urged to create 'fairer and less divided' nation

By Carey Lodge

The Bishop of Peterborough has given his first speech in the House of Lords, in which he called on the Government to establish a "fairer and less divided" nation.

Thursday, 27 February 2014

Breakfast clubs a 'lifeline' for poor families

By Carey Lodge

Kellogg's has found that a quarter of families are making use of free school breakfast clubs

Wednesday, 26 February 2014

Vicar to fast for 40 days in solidarity with hungry Brits

By Carey Lodge

Rev Keith Hebden is to undertake a 40 day fast in order to highlight the national End Hunger Fast campaign.

Monday, 24 February 2014

Systemic tax injustice to blame for economic inequalities in Africa

By Carey Lodge

A new report from Christian Aid and Tax Justice Network-Africa suggests that ineffective and unjust tax systems are widening the gap between the richest and poorest members of society in a number of African countries, despite an increase in economic growth.

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