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The closing gathering of Scotland’s first Poverty Truth Commission will take place in Glasgow City Chambers on Saturday 16 April.
Thousands of Christians across the USA are fasting in solidarity and protest against a budget process which is punishing the poorest.
A biblically-inspired fast is taking place in the USA, as Christians and Jews protest the way budget debate is sidelining the poor. Martin E. Marty reflects on a movement for justice with ancient roots and modern resonances.
The closing gathering of Scotland’s first Poverty Truth Commission will take place in Glasgow City Chambers (George Square, Glasgow) on the 16 April 2011 from 2 – 4pm (doors open at 1.15pm).
The Budget does nothing to help poor and vulnerable people targeted by the government’s programme of cuts, says Church Action on Poverty.
Three church leaders have called on the UK government to apologise for false claims about claimants and to correct their figures in the Budget.
The president of the British Methodist conference and other church figures are among thousands taking part in a 'life on £1-a-day' challenge in May.
Church Action on Poverty has called for a closing of the growing gap between rich and poor in the UK.
Prominent US Christian leaders met yesterday with President Obama to highlight the struggles of millions of Americans.
As World Cup host South Africa kick-off the tournament against Mexico, charity War on Want launches a new film contrasting the huge sums spent by the government with growing poverty.