Day: April 6, 2017

Universal Credit program announces two-child limit: UK churches respond

Universal Credit program announces two-child limit: UK churches respond

Reported yesterday in Ekklesia: From tomorrow (6 April 2017), the Government’s flagship benefit, Universal Credit, will not offer help to the third or subsequent children in a family. This fundamentally changes the benefit system so that it “deliberately ignores” the needs of some of the UK’s more vulnerable children, say leaders of four UK churches. […]

Poetry and roses: Lives changed, stanza by stanza

Poetry and roses: Lives changed, stanza by stanza

The Washington Post has published the story behind a documentary just screened at George Mason University – Voices from Behind the Wall: Twelve Love Poems from the Murder Capital of the World. The documentary, and a book of poetry, tell the stories of girls living in Our Little Roses, a home and school in the […]