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Faith-based development groups under the spotlight

by Ed Beavan

FAITH groups “have the potential to be serious and effective allies in the struggle against privation” despite “long-standing suspicion towards faith in many quarters of the develop­ment establishment”, the Archbishop of Canterbury said in a lecture last week.

Dr Williams was speaking in the final lecture in a series at the Royal Society of Arts in London, New Per­spectives on Faith and Develop­ment.

The Archbishop said that there was often a ...

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