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Archbishop Justin Welby urges government to put food-banks out of business

The Archbishop of Canterbury has called for a society where church-run food banks and homeless shelters are no longer needed.

12 September 2018

Archbishop of Canterbury calls for “fundamental reform” of Britain’s economy

In a report, Archbishop Justin Welby says that Britain’s economy “is not working for millions of people and needs fundamental reform.”

05 September 2018

Church in Wales highlights “poor upbringing” of Welsh children during Eisteddfod event

Church volunteers are stepping in to provide food and support for struggling families as cuts to public spending impact on child poverty.

10 August 2018

Archbishop of Wales uses cultural festival appearance to highlight child poverty

Archbishop John Davies will use an appearance at the National Eisteddfod tomorrow to highlight increasing levels of child poverty in Wales.

07 August 2018

Anglican Church of Burundi helps improve rice growing techniques

Anglican Church of Burundi is helping train farmers to improve rice yields as part of efforts to combat food insecurity in the country.

15 May 2018

Archbishop of Canterbury briefed on “heartbreaking” situation in South Sudan

A delegation of former ministers from South Sudan has Archbishop Justin about the growing humanitarian crisis in their country.

14 May 2018

Anglican bishops join other faith leaders to criticise British “two-child” welfare cap

Sixty bishops have joined other faith leaders to criticise a British government cap on the number of children counted for welfare purposes.

06 April 2018

Bishops urge “prayerful listening” on race, environment and poverty

The US-based Episcopal Church’s House of Bishops called on Episcopalians to join them in working toward environmental and racial justice.

27 September 2017

“Don’t forget us” – orphaned girl’s plea leads to film and book of poems

A book of poems written by the girls of an Episcopal orphanage in Honduras has been published as a film about the girls screens at film festivals. 

19 September 2017

Bishop says that the Church has forgotten the poor

An English bishop has accused priests of deserting the nation's poor and working class areas.

04 August 2017