Posted: 02 Nov 2006 @ 00:00
Church leaders in London (below, Reuters photo), campaigners in
Birmingham (right), and women prisoners in Redditch all donned white
armbands on Wednesday of last week as a symbol of the Make Poverty History
Comment, 21 January).
The Archbishop of Canterbury was joined at Lambeth Palace by (
left to right) the Archbishop of Westminster, Cardinal Cormac Murphy O'
Connor; the Revd David Coffey, Moderator of the Free Churches Group; and the
Revd Esme Beswick of the Joint Anglo Caribbean Council of Churches. The leaders
said that 30,000 deaths a day from poverty were preventable.