Poverty

Friday, 27 June 2014

Stamping out corruption 'makes economic and moral sense', G20 leaders told

By Christian Today staff writer

Christian campaign EXPOSED says developing countries are missing out on billions of dollars a year because of corruption

Tuesday, 24 June 2014

John Sentamu condems businesses that underpay workers

By Carey Lodge

Dr John Sentamu has condemned businesses that pay less than the living wage, calling on the government to put an end to the harsh reality for millions of UK workers: "Low wages equals living in poverty."

Monday, 16 June 2014

Pope Francis: persecution against Christians is now greater than the early church

By Carey Lodge

Pope Francis says there are more Christian martyrs today than in the first century after the birth of the church

Tuesday, 10 June 2014

Millions of children will stay trapped in poverty despite government strategy say UK experts

By Carey Lodge

Following the publication of the government's strategy to end child poverty, The Children's Society has warned that it won't go far enough

Monday, 09 June 2014

Britain can't be 'smug' about Brazil poverty images in run-up to World Cup

By Cath Martin

Images of gorgeous beaches and terrible poverty may reflect two sides of Brazil, but the gap between rich and poor is gaping in Britain too, the Archbishop of York has warned

Thursday, 15 May 2014

Christians more optimistic about end to global poverty

By Michael Trimmer

A survey in the US found Christians were more positive than average about the elimination of global poverty in the next 25 years

Thursday, 08 May 2014

Rowan Williams lives on £1 a day in solidarity with world's poor

The former Archbishop of Canterbury Rowan Williams spent five days living below the poverty line to raise funds for Christian Aid

Friday, 02 May 2014

Religion is 'indispensible' in development

By Carey Lodge

A panel of academics and international development experts met in Whitehall last night to discuss the role of religion in international development and lifting the world's poorest people out of poverty in the fifth of this year's Westminster Faith Debates.

Sunday, 27 April 2014

Prime Minister's call for greater tax transparency welcomed

Christian Aid has welcomed David Cameron's letter to the UK's Crown Dependencies and Overseas Territories reiterating the need to tackle fraud and tax evasion.

Sunday, 27 April 2014

High rents keeping people stuck in homelessness

Homeless people are finding it difficult to move on from homelessness and hostels because of a shortage of affordable housing, the Caritas Social Action Network has warned (CSAN).

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