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GB: Calls to ‘End Hunger Fast’ grow

GB: Calls to ‘End Hunger Fast’ grow

by / on 2014/03/06, 08:46 / in Great Britain

Yesterday, (5 March) Ash Wednesday, the Government faced a huge and growing call to take action on welfare, wages and food markets in the 2014 budget from End Hunger Fast.

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GB: Kirk community consultation imagines Scotland’s future

GB: Kirk community consultation imagines Scotland’s future

by / on 2014/02/26, 08:46 / in Great Britain

The Moderator of the General Assembly of the Church of Scotland will this morning launch the results of a nationwide consultation on Scotland’s future.

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GB: Church leaders call national solidarity fast for UK’s hungry

GB: Church leaders call national solidarity fast for UK’s hungry

by / on 2014/02/24, 07:52 / in Great Britain

While UK Prime Minister David Cameron says that changes to welfare which have left hundreds of thousands hungry is part of his “moral mission” a new national grassroots campaign, End Hunger Fast, which takes a very different view of the matter, was launched on 20 February 2014.

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GB: Cameron factually wrong and misleading on poverty, say churches

GB: Cameron factually wrong and misleading on poverty, say churches

by / on 2014/02/20, 08:27 / in Great Britain

Four major British Churches have criticised David Cameron for neither understanding his Government’s own figures nor recognising the reality of more and more people facing destitution.

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GB: Glasgow church leader welcomes ‘historic’ same-sex marriage vote

GB: Glasgow church leader welcomes ‘historic’ same-sex marriage vote

by / on 2014/02/05, 08:35 / in Great Britain

A senior church figure in Scotland has welcomed the passing of the Marriage and Civil Partnership Bill by 105 to 18 votes in Holyrood last night (4 February 2014).

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EUR: Archbishop and Ecumenical Patriarch pursue historic reconciliation

EUR: Archbishop and Ecumenical Patriarch pursue historic reconciliation

by / on 2014/01/15, 09:05 / in Europe

The Archbishop of Canterbury affirmed his commitment to the reconciliation of Eastern and Western churches during a meeting with Ecumenical Patriarch Bartholomew on Monday 13 January 2014.

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World: South Sudan church leaders unanimously oppose violence

World: South Sudan church leaders unanimously oppose violence

by / on 2013/12/20, 09:04 / in Europe

Church leaders from various denominations in South Sudan have issued a letter expressing unanimous sadness and condemnation concerning recent violence in the country and are calling on the government to “take control of the situation and protect its citizens.”

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GB: Church of England takes next step to enable women to become bishops

GB: Church of England takes next step to enable women to become bishops

by / on 2013/11/21, 15:22 / in Great Britain

The General Synod of the Church of England, its governing body, has approved a package of measures as the next steps to enable women to become bishops.

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World: Christians mobilise globally against corruption

World: Christians mobilise globally against corruption

by / on 2013/10/25, 10:59 / in Europe

Hundreds of thousands of Christians around the world took to the streets to pray and ‘shine a light on corruption’ during the recent EXPOSED Week of Action (14-20 October 2013), claim its organisers.

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IRE: Anglican liturgists focus on healing and reconciliation

IRE: Anglican liturgists focus on healing and reconciliation

by / on 2013/08/12, 10:07 / in Ireland

Representatives from throughout the Anglican Communion came together recently in Dublin for a meeting of the International Anglican Liturgical Consultation (IALC).

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