“Africa News: Children Enlist in African Religious Battles; As Civil Wars Abate Around Continent, Teenagers Step Into Different, Brutal Combat Roles; a Boy Scout Becomes a Killer.” By Drew Hinshaw. Wall Street Journal. July 1, 2014.
“New primate Phillip Freier signals women priests push.” By John Elder. Sydney Morning Herald. June 30, 2014.
CATHOLIC SEX ABUSE SCANDAL
“Australian Catholic bishop accused of abusing boy.” Washington Post/Associated Press. June 30, 2014.
“Catholic bishop charged with a child sex offence.” Sydney Morning Herald. June 30, 2014.
“Diocese of Kansas City-St. Joseph to Pay for Failure to Report Abuse.” New York Times. July 1, 2014.
“Minnesota: Archbishop Orders Inquiry Into Claims Against Him.” New York Times/Associated Press. July 2, 2014.
“Priests told to reveal sex abuse confessions.” Times of London. July 4, 2014.
“Vatican rebuffs Justice Peter McClellan on sex abuse files.” By Heath Gilmore. Sydney Morning Herald. July 6, 2014.
“Pope Francis To Meet With Victims Of Clerical Sex Abuse.” Morning Edition/National Public Radio. July 6, 2014.
“Delhi NGOs get most foreign donations.” By Lubna Kably. Times of India. July 1, 2014.
“Greenpeace India fears charity crackdown under Narendra Modi; Foreign-funded charities accuse PM of scare tactics as national intelligence agency submits anti-NGO report to government.” By Maseeh Rahman. Guardian (UK). July 2, 2014.
“Liberal push to strip environmental groups of charitable tax status; Federal Liberal council unanimously agrees to proposal from Tasmanian MP Andrew Nikolic that environmental groups should not receive tax-deductible donations.” By Oliver Milman. Guardian (UK). June 30, 2014.
“Candy Crush for change: could your charity create the next big app? Charities are starting to be creative with apps. But, there’s lots more to explore and a plethora of eager supporters and funders out there: • Five ways charities use gamification; • The top charities finding innovative ways of fundraising • How mobile apps can help charities engage with supporters.” By Kirsty Marrins. Guardian. July 1, 2014.
“How to hire new talent for your charity; Recruiting new staff can be costly – Margareth Ainley shares her five top tips for hiring success without breaking the bank: • How charities can manage the talent of their workforce; • Top tips: how charities can attract graduates into the sector; • Should charities be paying the living wage?” By Margareth Ainley. Guardian. July 2, 2014.
“2014: A Landmark Year for Disability and Development?” By Dom Haslam. Interpress Service (ipsnews.net). July 2, 2014.
“NHS cancer care could switch to private contracts in £700m plans; Private health firms ready to bid for £1.2bn worth of outsourced services at Staffordshire clinical commissioning group areas.” By Denis Campbell. Guardian. July 3, 2014.
“We must fight government plans to privatise the NHS; The Tories truly believe that the market does things better, despite mountains of evidence to the contrary.” By Anne Perkins. Guardian. July 3, 2014.
“Privatisation doesn’t work. For real innovation look to communities; We won’t find the people best placed to transform public services in the corridors of Whitehall nor the boardrooms of Serco.” By James Angel. Guardian. July 3, 2014.
“How charities can use Snapchat; Will Barker shares his top tips on how charities can make the most out of new social media platforms like Snapchat: • Candy Crush for change; • Five ways charities use gamification; • Innovative ways of fundraising.” By Will Barker. Guardian. July 3, 2014.
“Rebuilding care services: could social co-operatives be the answer; A democratic ownership model could help improve public trust in social care: • More from our adult social care hub.” By Pat Conaty. Guardian. July 4, 2014.
“What happened to those lofty Tory ideals of the big society? It’s not enough to just devolve authority from Whitehall to town halls. Politicians must seek power to give it back to the people.” By Ian Birrell. Guardian. July 4, 2014.
“The social care sector must pull together to address the funding crisis; We can’t reduce budgets and expect care to be unaffected – we need to be clear about what is and isn’t good enough support: • Adult social care ‘unsustainable’: responses from the sector.” By Jane Harris. Guardian. July 4, 2014.
“How to guarantee social media success for your charity – live Q&A; Join us on Friday 11 July between 12:00 and 1:30pm to discuss the dos and don’ts of social media, how charities can get ahead and how to choose a channel that is right for you: • 10 years on: what role will social media play? • Five social media charity campaigns you need to know about • #BringBackOurGirls: the power of a social media campaign; • Five ways to turn a social media campaign into a movement.” By Michael Allen. Guardian. July 4, 2014.
“Food bank Britain: can MPs agree on the causes of poverty in the UK? Reliance on emergency food banks for people in extreme need has exploded in the past four years. A group of MPs want to find a solution – if only they can agree on the cause. Meanwhile, the people who actually run food banks are much less divided.” By Amelia Gentleman. Guardian. July 5, 2014.