2015: A Challenge for Christians in Wales

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As Wales faces another year of austerity and severe cut-backs in services for the elderly and the vulnerable, the challenges to charities and churches alike will be considerable, said Dr Geraint Tudur, General Secretary of the Union of Welsh Independent churches in his New Year’s Message, delivered to the press and media.  “We must not… Read more »

President’s Christmas Message

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According to Age Concern, a million people in Britain have not spoken to anyone for a month. That’s a very sad statistic. A large number of elderly people dread the Christmas period because they see other people celebrating, while they face being alone over the festival. But everyone can help to brighten their lives, said the Revd Dr R Alun Evans,… Read more »

Visitor from Haiti

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The Union’s appeal towards Christian Aid’s work in Haiti has raised around £180,000. It’s nearly four years since the great earthquake of January 12, 2010 which killed some 150,000 people and destroyed a quarter of a million buildings – and this is the poorest country in the western world. Raymond Prospery, Christian Aid’s Support Manager in Haiti,… Read more »

Christian Aid Christmas Appeal

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2,000 years since Christ was born in an animal’s feeding trough, many mothers in Kenya still give birth to babies in dangerous circumstances. About 40,000 babies die every year due to lack of medical care. This Christmas the UK Government will match every pound that will be raised in Wales for Christian Aid’s Christmas Appeal, meaning… Read more »