CATHOLIC SEX ABUSE SCANDAL
“Pope Asks Forgiveness for Sex Abuse by Priests; ‘The Church Is Aware of This Damage,’ Francis Says.” By Liam Moloney. Wall Street Journal. April 11, 2014.
“Pope Takes Responsibility in Priests’ Abuse Scandal.” By Elizabeth Povoledo. New York Times. April 12, 2014.
“IFC-Negotiated Privately Run Hospital Sapping Lesotho Budget.” By Carey L. Biron. Interpress Service (ipsnewss.net). April 8, 2014.
ST. VINCENT & THE GRENADINES
“The millionaire and the island nation: Eccentric mogul Felix Dennis to buy one laptop for every child in St Vincent and the Grenadines.” By Ian Burrell. Independent (UK). April 8, 2014.
“Caroline Murphy – the acceptable face of capitalism: ‘Why I wanted my £40m to go to the staff’; The Chris Blackhurst Interview: Caroline Murphy is an outspoken champion of left-wing causes. She is also one of Britain’s richest women. So does that make her a champagne socialist? No, this is someone who puts her principles first.” By Chris Blackhurst. Independent. April 7, 2014.
“F*ck the poor?” By Christopher Hooton. Independent. April 7, 2014.
“What should the Co-operative Group’s next steps forward involve? We asked a selection of leading co-operative figures to share their views on possible new directions for the Co-op Group.” By Sally Brammall. Guardian. April 7, 2014.
“Co-operative Group in turmoil as Myners quits board.” Times of London. April 10, 2014.
“Lord Myners quits Co-Op group after opposition to his reforms; The peer had previously said the group must take urgent steps to reform a ‘massive failure’ of governance or it will go bust.” Independent. April 9, 2014.
“‘The departure of Lord Myners feels like another nail in the Co-op’s own coffin‘.” By Craig Dearden-Phillips: The departure of Paul Myners from the Co-operative Group comes as no surprise.” Guardian. April 10, 2014.
“Co-op Bank reclaims £31,000 from Flowers as losses hit £1.3bn.” Times of London. April 11, 2014.
“Co-op boss in line for £4.6m as bank losses hit £1.3bn; Chief executive Niall Booker was paid £1.7m in 2013 and will be be paid another £2.9m this year, provided he can turn the troubled bank around.” Guardian. April 11, 2014.
“Young people should be at the forefront of charity campaigns; Charities can learn a lot from the FGM campaign, which has been successfully fronted by a young person, says Leon Ward.” By Leon Ward. Guardian. April 7, 2014.
“The women striving ahead in the social enterprise sector; The chief executive of Belu Water offers her thoughts on what inspires women to work for social businesses.” By Karen Lynch. Guardian. April 8, 2014.
“Vital charity work needs to harness a source of great power – children; Volunteer and 16-year-old Emma Coleman explains the power of young people and why charities need to make the most of their influence.” By Emma Coleman. Guardian. April 8, 2014.
“Police look into ‘decades of abuse’ at top school.” By Andrew Norfolk. Times of London. April 9 2014.
“Need for food banks is caused by welfare cuts, research shows; Report warns that as social security safety nets become weaker, charity provision could replace state-funded schemes.” By Patrick Butler. Guardian. April 9, 2014.
“Skoll World Forum: as it happens – Live: We bring you the latest news, tweets and updates from the 2014 Skoll World Forum for social entrepreneurship.” By Charlotte Seager and Sally Brammall. Guardian. April 9, 2014.
“How charities can empower their service users – a case study: When Shift.ms gave Polly Mehta the chance to ask an expert anything she wanted about her disease, she had no idea how empowered she would be.” By Polly Mehta. Guardian. April 9, 2014.
“How-to guide: embracing young volunteers; Young people get dismissed as too unskilled for volunteering, but charities should support them to safeguard their future.” By Rebecca Brookman. Guardian. April 9, 2014.
“Jesus invented the Big Society, says David Cameron.” By Ruth Gledhill. Guardian. April 10, 2014.
“David Cameron: ‘Jesus invented the Big Society – I’m just continuing God’s work’; Prime Minister spoke to Christian leaders assembled in Downing Street – after listening to an unfortunately-timed rendition of ‘Ave Maria’.” By Adam Withnall. Independent. April 10, 2014.
“There is too much talk and not enough action in the charity sector; Voluntary sector fundraisers must take bigger risks if they want to lead radically innovative campaigns.” Guardian. April 10, 2014.
“Government contractors begin to realise public trust is an end in itself; Private firms delivering public services recognise the need to stop hiding behind commercial confidentiality.” By Jim Bligh. Guardian. April 11, 2014.
“Falling at the first hurdle: marathon fundraising passes small charities by Getting onto the starting line at the London Marathon is almost impossible for small charities, says Allison Ogden-Newton.” By Allison Ogden-Newton. Guardian. April 11, 2014.