Opinion: Reducing our overseas aid commitment at this critical time is morally wrong, politically foolish and an act of national self-harm, writes the Archbishop of Canterbury
TONIGHT: "Reaching 0.7... was one of the great moral achievements of this country in the last 20 years." Archbishop of Canterbury @JustinWelby tells #Newsnight that reported UK government plans to cut the overseas aid budget "would be a really serious setback" 22:45 on @BBCTwo
TONIGHT: "If you love people, you will see them in a way that is safe. And it is possible." - Archbishop of Canterbury @JustinWelby on household mixing at Christmas WATCH at 22:45 on @BBCTwo #Newsnight |
Chief Secretary to the Treasury Steve Barclay says the UK will still spend "significantly more" on foreign aid than Italy, France, US, Japan and Canada The Archbishop of Canterbury says cutting UK overseas aid is "shameful and wrong" #PoliticsLive
🗣️"We’re minimising the risks to civil war… risks to women" Former Archbishop of Canterbury Rowan Williams tells @annaefoster the benefits of overseas aid and why he's "dispirited" by the decision in the Spending Review to cut the budget 📲Read more
Archbishop of Canterbury @JustinWelby : “If we stop the virus, it will also inject a vaccine of hope into the global economy.”
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Justin Welby, the Archbishop of Canterbury and head of the Church of England, said the church should reconsider its portrayal of Jesus as a White man.
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