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Churches can 'fill gaps' in a good Society

by a staff reporter

A REPORT examining what makes a "good society", and the part that faith communities play in creating it, has been released by Churches Together in Britain and Ireland (CTBI).

With the support of the charity Church Action on Poverty (CAP), they sent researchers into seven areas of Britain to look at the impact that churches are having on social issues, including homelessness, mental health, poverty, and old age.

They also asked those taking part which values were important ...

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Sun 13 Jul 14 @ 21:16
Synod told central funding for ministerial training has increased by over 40% over last 10 years & number of ordinands stayed broadly static

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