wealth and poverty

  • June 8, 2011

    Wealth and property shape a “false reading” of human value, says the World Council of Churches General Secretary, the Rev Dr Olav Fykse Tveit.

  • May 24, 2011

    Understanding the root causes of global economic-related violence has been on the agenda of the International Ecumenical Peace Convocation.

  • April 28, 2011

    Rainbow’s End has received a huge donation from a TV volunteer. There is real gratitude, but 'secret millionaires' aren't the answer to poverty, say campaigners.

  • December 25, 2010

    Dr Rowan Williams' Christmas sermon amounted to a rebuke to the most prosperous in society, according to BBC religious affairs correspondent Robert Pigott. Goodness. So what did the Archbishop of Canterbury actually say?

  • March 22, 2010

    Jesus' affirmation of one woman's extravagant generosity and his comments about abiding poverty are not about forsaking justice for individualistic charity, says Simon Barrow. Quite the reverse. They signal the in-breaking of a new order of being and living in a divided world.

  • January 21, 2010

    Poverty is a stark social and spiritual issue as well as an individual one, churches in Europe are saying as the European Union launches a special year to highlight the fight against its dehumanising effects.

  • April 15, 2007

    The first book from Benedict XVI since he became Pope is a study of the impact of Jesus on our approach to God and to living today. It also contains a stinging attack on global inequality and injustice.