The ‘burning injustice’, Mrs May, is that the poor no longer wed

May 18, 2018 by

by Harry Benson, TCW: Harry and Meghan are about to do it. His older brother did it a few years ago. Some of his cousins have done it. His father has even done it twice. Indeed it would be considered quite odd if Prince Harry and Meghan Markle weren’t going to get married. Royal weddings are a bit...

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Why Won’t the UN Say What Really Reduces Poverty?

May 5, 2018 by

by Chelsea Follett, Human Progress: Earlier this month, the United Nations urged the world to celebrate the International Day for the Eradication of Poverty, advertising it on social media using the hashtag #EndPoverty. The UN noted the incredible progress on the issue: Poverty has declined...

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Religious leaders attack two-child benefit cap, warning women could face choice between abortion or poverty

Apr 6, 2018 by

by Ashley Cowburn, Independent: A coalition of religious leaders have castigated the Government over the two-child benefit cap, warning that some women will be forced to face the “invidious” choice between abortion and poverty. Urging the Government to repeal the contentious legislation, 60 Church...

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Reimagining social welfare: Lessons from Geneva’s transformation

Jan 11, 2018 by

by Jonathan Tame and Luke Tame, Jubilee Centre: Administer true justice; show mercy and compassion to one another. Do not oppress the widow or the fatherless, the foreigner or the poor. Do not plot evil against each other.   Zechariah 7:9–10  For consider too the conditions on which God places...

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The Society: Church of the Poor

Nov 19, 2017 by

from Forward in Faith: 420 parishes are under the oversight of a member of the Council of Bishops of The Society having passed a resolution under the House of Bishops’ Declaration, the Forward in Faith National Assembly heard when it met at the Church of St Alban the Martyr, Holborn, on Saturday...

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The Research Proves The No. 1 Social Justice Imperative Is Marriage

Nov 5, 2017 by

by Glenn T Stanton, The Federalist: For the last 20 years, marital status has increasingly become the central factor in whether our neighbors rise above, remain, or descend into poverty. The research is astounding. A foundational value in our nation is the opportunity for all its citizens to be...

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