‘Walking in her shoes’ – Bishop of Reading shares burden of Ethiopian women

The Bishop of Reading Andrew Proud will be donned his sandals and hoisted a bundle of firewood as he walked through the shopping centre of Reading in the shoes of Ethiopian women living in poverty ahead of this year’s Christian Aid Week (May 10-16, 2015). Bishop Andrew is joining Christian Aid in asking the British…

Poverty group to take action

Weeks after bishops condemned Coalition Government policies for causing a poverty crisis, plans are in place for an action group in the Reading area.…

The Foodbank debate rages on

On Monday night, the BBC current affairs programme Panorama broadcast a hard-hitting show exploring the how demand for food banks is soaring as a result of welfare reforms. Xn editor Phil Creighton tweeted throughout the show and this is a collection of them. …