Tags: "Poverty"

18 Nov
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First World Day for the Poor this Sunday

First World Day for the Poor this Sunday This Sunday 19 November will be the first ever World Day for the Poor and is, in the words of Pope Francis an opportunity for believers “to react against a culture of ...

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10 Oct
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Daily Prayers for Challenge Poverty Week

Daily Prayers for Challenge Poverty Week The Scottish Churches Parliamentary Office has published a prayer resource for Challenge Poverty Week, which will take place between 15-21 October. The resource, which can be accessed via this link, contains a prayer for ...

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22 Sep
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Scottish Government must protect the world’s poorest

Scottish Government must protect the world’s poorest SCIAF has joined forces with other major international development organisations to challenge the Scottish Government to protect the world’s poorest people by making sure climate justice is a fundamental part of the forthcoming ...

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30 Aug
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SCIAF calls for tougher action on climate change

SCIAF calls for tougher action on climate change As climate change wreaks havoc on the world’s poorest people, the Scottish Catholic International Aid Fund (SCIAF) has launched a campaign demanding the Scottish Government sets much tougher targets in its new ...

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29 Aug
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Bishop backs “Give Me Five”, Child Benefit Top-up Campaign

Bishop backs “Give Me Five”, Child Benefit Top-up Campaign Bishop William Nolan of the Catholic Church’s Justice and Peace Commission has backed the national launch of the “Give Me Five”, Child Benefit Top-up Campaign, to increase Child Benefit in Scotland ...

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03 Jul
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1 in 3 Britons has fallen into poverty

1 in 3 Britons has fallen into poverty The Times recently reported that almost 1 in 3 Britons has fallen into poverty in recent years. The Times reports that ‘Between 2012 and 2015, 14.6 per cent of people in the ...

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