News from Thursday, 24 July 2008

'Once again we must cry out for the poor'

“The shouts of outrage at the desperate situation of the world’s poorest appear to have quietened to a whisper. Calls to “make poverty history” seem to have faded as quickly as the credit crunch has arrived. But while we tighten our belts at home, the chilling facts of international poverty remain brutal. Once again voices must be raised into a pressing chorus for people living in poverty in our global village.”

Archbishop John Sentamu has written a brilliant piece in The Times today. It’s a good reminder of some of the reasons that we, in CMS Ireland, do what we do. Click to read the whole thing.

Posted on Thu, 24 Jul 2008