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The first female General Secretary of the Baptist Union, the fourth largest Christian grouping in the UK, has begun work this week.
The Baptist, Methodist and United Reformed Churches have welcomed aspects of the Trident Alternatives Review, but sayTrident is unneccesary and unaffordable.
An alliance of 11 churches has written to the Prime Minister demanding "an apology on behalf of the government for misrepresenting the poor."
Religious leaders from across the G8 countries have called on heads of government to follow the UK in fulfilling existing commitments to spend 0.7 per cent of national income on aid.
Four major British Churches have described George Osborne's defence of the Government's benefit cuts as "deeply disappointing".
Paul Morrison, Policy Adviser for the Methodist Church in Britain, says that the Chancellor's Budget this weekmust put right previous unjust rhetoric about people in poverty.
The Government's new Energy Bill must prioritise low carbon power, say five of Britain's major Churches in a statement published today (20 February)
Four major British churches have criticised government proposals for a new way of measuring child poverty in the UK, which they say masks the problem.
Four major British faith groups have warned that the Government’s draft Energy Bill would set the UK up for failure on carbon targets.
The Anglican Archbishop of York is among those backing calls from charities to make sure that all children living with poverty can get a free school meal.