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Archbishop makes plea for 'invisible' children

THE Archbishop of Canterbury has called for churches and other faith groups to raise awareness of the importance of birth registration, to mark the annual World Day of Prayer and Action for Children on 20 November. Dr Williams spoke of the 51 million "invisible" children without a birth certificate for whom "life can be very hard" as they struggle to prove their citizenship. Churches must collaborate with governments and other ...

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