“Police probe Fifa over $100m scam.” By Andrew Jennings, Jon Ungoed-Thomas and Manuela Andreoni. Times of London. July 13, 2014.
CATHOLIC SEX ABUSE SCANDAL
“Pope Francis Asks Forgiveness of Sex Abuse Victims; Catholic Leader Calls for Bishops to Be Held Accountable for Protection of Minors.” By Liam Moloney. Wall Street Journal. July 7, 2014.
“Pope Asks Forgiveness From Victims of Sex Abuse.” New York Times. July 7, 2014.
“Pope Meets Sex Abuse Victims, Bearing A Plea For Forgiveness.” All Things Considered/National Public Radio. July 7, 2014.
“Pope Francis apologises to clerical sex abuse victims and asks for forgiveness.” Independent (UK). July 8, 2014.
“Missouri: Abuse Case Is Settled.” New York Times/Associated Press. July 8, 2014.
“Religious Freedom in Peril.” Opinion. By Nicholas Kristof. New York Times. July 10, 2014.
“To be more diverse charities need to look beyond race, religion, sex or age; Diversity is about embracing the slow learner, the fast learner, the introvert and extrovert, liberal and conservative: • There is not enough action in the charity sector; • Young people should be at the forefront of charity campaigns; • How to recruit a diverse group of charity trustees; • Innovation and diversity are essential for the future success.” By Geraldine Kilbride. Guardian. July 7, 2014.
“In praise of… the warm glow; Chuggers, please note – the secret to charitable giving lies less in the cause, and more in the person asking.” Editorial. Guardian. July 7, 2014.
“Five things about Gen Y that charities need to know; Gen Y gives the least money to charity. New research offers charities clues about how to crack the millennial mind–frame: • Young people should be at the forefront of charity campaigns; • We must do more to get young people on charity boards; • Best Bits: Getting young people involved in charitable giving; • Generation Y: why young job seekers want more than money.” By Aimee Meade. Guardian. July 8, 2014.
“Ebay and online retail for charities – top tips; Chief executive of Ebay’s partner charity shares his expertise on what makes online customers shop, click and donate: • Charity shops: what’s in store? • How-to guide: retail and small charities; • Charities could transform Britain’s high streets; • ‘Greedy’ charity shops under fire.” By Nick Aldridge. Guardian. July 8, 2014.
“Charity chief executive pay: how much is too much? – open thread; Landmine charity Halo Trust has suspended its chief executive, who is reported to have been earning £220,000 a year. Is that too much? Should there be a cap and, if so, what should it be? • Are charity chiefs paid too much? – sector responds; • How to set your charity chief executive’s pay; • Charities told to publish CEO pay to earn public trust; • The reality of a charity chief executive’s role.” By Aimee Meade. Guardian. July 9, 2014.
“Privatising children’s services: the U-turn has not addressed concerns; There will not be enough regulation of private companies taking on outsourced children’s services functions.” By Brigid Featherstone and Kate Morris. Guardian. July 10, 2014.
“Safety net: how charities are reaching the digitally excluded; Those offline are often the people who need help the most – three charities say how they’re getting important services out: • Tackling digital exclusion: five to follow on Twitter; • Digital exclusion is a modern social evil we can abolish; • Beveridge revisited: where now for the welfare state? • Social care meets social media – what’s holding the sector back?” By Caroline Roberts. Guardian. July 10, 2014.
“Former head of top school held on child sex offences.” By Sean O’Neill. Times of London. July 11, 2014.
“Why you don’t have to have wealth to be a philanthropist; Cheryl Chapman, director of City Philanthropy, explains on City Giving Day why you shouldn’t just chase the super rich: • Why entrepreneurs like Bill Gates become philanthropists; • Five ways charities can engage long-term donors; • Philanthropy is dead, we needs commercial principles.” By Cheryl Chapman. Guardian. July 11, 2014.
“Parks look for new ways to meet costs – with trees, bees and subscription fees; With warnings that many of Britain’s parks are on a financial precipice, some are looking at novel ways to meet running costs.” By James Meikle. Guardian. July 11, 2014.
“Inquiry judge hid claims of bishop’s sex abuse.” By Sean O’Neill. Times of London. July 12, 2014.
“Trojan Horse scandal: Birmingham accuses Ofsted head of smear campaign; Schools inspector trying to hide his department’s failings, say city leaders.” By Oliver Wright. Independent. July 13, 2014.
“Pope Francis Names New Leadership for Vatican Bank.” By Jim Yardley. New York Times. July 10, 2014.
“The Vatican bank; Managing Mammon: A shake-up of Catholic finances.” Economist. July 11, 2014,