Church in UK: Archbishop leads call to tackle poverty on the doorstep

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Church in UK: Archbishop leads call to tackle poverty on the doorstep

 

 

(Vatican Radio) Pope Francis has appealed to us to be a Church for the poor and the Catholic Church in England and Wales is answering that call by organizing a seminal conference to tackle rising levels of domestic poverty. Archbishop Peter Smith of Southwark spoke to Susy Hodges about why this initiative is so important.

Listen to the extended interview with Archbishop Smith:

In the aftermath of the economic crisis, Archbishop Smith says there is clear evidence that the poverty crisis is worsening and how more and more people in the United Kingdom “are finding it difficult to feed their families.” Continue reading “Church in UK: Archbishop leads call to tackle poverty on the doorstep”