debt

  • November 6, 2009

    The UK government came under fire today in a new report revealing that the current climate finance proposals likely to dominate the weekend’s G20 talks will increase third world debt.

  • August 17, 2009

    Peter Selby’s groundbreaking book, Grace and Mortgage, originally published in the late 1990s in support of the millennium debt campaigns, has been reissued in relation to the current credit crunch and recession.

  • May 20, 2009

    Churches are failing their members and communities by avoiding talking openly about money and debt, says the Evangelical Alliance, which is organising a seminar on the topic with input from Credit Action and the Church of England.

  • February 4, 2009

    UK government Communities Secretary Hazel Blears will be the keynote speaker at a 'Life Beyond Debt' event run by the Evangelical Alliance on Thursday 5 February.

  • January 14, 2009

    Debt isn't just a political and economic issue, it's a human tragedy, says Giles Fraser. And it raises the most profound spiritual, ethical and pastoral questions for us all.

  • November 25, 2008

    The Government’s Pre-Budget Report announced some measures which will help those hit hardest by the economic crisis. But more needs to be done, says the campaigning group Church Action on Poverty (CAP).

  • November 19, 2008
  • October 24, 2008

    People in the poorest countries are being forced into poverty by having to repay hundreds of millions of dollars of illegitimate loans from wealthy Western countries to greedy dictators, an international conference has heard.

  • October 12, 2008

    The current global financial crisis is a spiritual one with usury at its heart, argues political economist Ann Pettifor. In spite of the Gospel message, Christians have also colluded in idolising wealth above people and planet.

  • June 3, 2008

    As the United Nations Food and Agriculture Organisation meets to discuss the food crisis in Rome today, debt campaigners have issued a call for a moratorium on debt repayments from afflicted countries.