Category - age

  • 7 Dec 2013

    Forcing millions to work even longer, as the government proposes, will worsen age and class divides, say critics of the UK government’s plans.

  • 11 Jul 2012

    Age UK, the advocacy organisation for older people, says the Government needs to match intentions on social care with proper finance and planning.

  • 27 May 2012

    “Gross impiety it is that a nation's pride should be maintained in the face of its poor.” William Penn wrote these words in 1669. We have no means of knowing what his voice might have sounded like when he read them aloud, as he undoubtedly would have done, but when I hear them in my mind's ear, they are spoken with firmness and a touch of anger. They are words we do well to heed in our own time.

  • 19 Jan 2007

    Christians from across the region joined a Chinese monk from the Trappist order, the Rev Nicholas Kao Se-tsean, who is believed to be one of the world's oldest Roman Catholic priests, as he celebrated a remarkable 110th birthday with family and friends in Hong Kong - reports Francis Wong for Ecumenical News International (ENI).