Number of charities linked to terrorism soars to record high after trebling in three years, warns watchdog

Jan 2, 2017 by

by Paddy Dinham, Mailonline: The head of the Charity Commission has warned that extremism is ‘the most potentially dangerous and deadly’ problem faced by organisations after allegations soared to a record high. William Shawcross’ comments come after it emerged allegations of...

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Doing Good: A future for Christianity

Dec 26, 2016 by

from Theos: Today we’re publishing our ten year anniversary report. It’s a few months late – it should have appeared in early November – but what’s a month here or there when you’re talking about a decade? Those blessed souls who have been following us since the dark days of 2006, when the New...

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Volunteers gave almost half a million hours to church night shelters last year

Dec 21, 2016 by

from Premier: A total of 490,063 hours were provided by volunteers at church and community night shelters last year, a report has found. The data gathered by the national Christian homeless charity, Housing Justice showed that this was an increase of more than 112 per cent on the previous year....

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Charity chiefs bankrolled by British Aid

Dec 20, 2016 by

by Ian Birrell, Mailonline: Bosses of charities handed millions in British foreign aid to fight poverty in poor nations are creaming off huge six-figure salaries and hefty bonuses, The Mail on Sunday can reveal. An investigation by this newspaper has discovered that charity chiefs are taking home...

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Archbishops Of Canterbury And Westminster Praise Massive Social Good Done By Christians

Dec 16, 2016 by

by Ruth Gledhill, Christian Today: There might be fewer of them in Britain – but the Christians that do still exist are doing more good in society. A new report shows that while overall numbers of Christians have declined, they have become more socially active. Doing Good: A Future for...

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Jesus and giving at the heart of Christmas

Dec 16, 2016 by

from EA: Evangelical Christians give generously of their time and money at Christmas. New research released by the Evangelical Alliance shows that nine out of 10 evangelicals they surveyed will either volunteer or give money this Christmas. In a survey of more than 800 evangelical Christians, the...

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