Category - christian aid

  • May 10, 2009

    Glasgow Cathedral will host a major Christian Aid Week service on Sunday 17 May 2009. Dr Daleep Mukarji, director of the British-based international NGO, will preach. The service will include stories and prayers for justice for the world’s poor.

  • May 8, 2009

    A celestial atlas by Scottish amateur astronomer Alexander Jamieson, dating back to 1822, is a star item at this year's Christian Aid charity book sale in Edinburgh, Scotland. It is one of the largest sales of its kind in the world.

  • May 7, 2009

    Daleep Mukarji, director of international development agency Christian Aid, says that the UK government needs to do more to help charities working in economically poorer countries during the present financial crisis.

  • May 3, 2009

    The men at the helm of the UK’s ‘Big Four’ accountancy firms may be boardroom Titans, but few outside the profession have heard of them. Christian Aid hopes that is all about to change, however, with its latest call to action for its supporters

  • April 30, 2009

    Fundamental reforms are urgently needed at the British government-owned investment company, CDC Group plc, which is supposed to reduce global poverty, UK-based international development agency Christian Aid says today.

  • April 22, 2009

    The government’s first ever UK carbon budget reveals a disappointing lack of ambition and leadership, says British-based international development agency Christian Aid. But it welcomes Gordon Brown’s decision to protect the aid budget.

  • April 17, 2009

    Civil liberty concerns about mass arrests over a recent power station protest in the UK have been echoed by Christian Aid director Daleep Mukarji, writing to the Guardian newspaper.

  • April 15, 2009

    Celebrated novelist and essayist Andrew O’Hagan has agreed to be the patron of this year’s Christian Aid Book Sale in Edinburgh, one of the global development agency's big annual fundraisers.

  • April 1, 2009

    Christian Aid has launched a bid in Spain to increase international backing for its campaigning on climate change and tax and boost funding for its development work in 49 of the world’s poorest countries.

  • March 27, 2009

    As G20 leaders prepare to meet in London to try to agree how to maintain financial stability in the present economic meltdown, a new report reveals for the first time the massive global cost of business tax dodging.