British bishop says that the church has forgotten the poor

[Anglican Communion News Service] The bishop of Burnley in the northwest England diocese of Blackburn has accused priests of deserting the nation’s poor and working class areas.

In a speech at the evangelical New Wine festival, Bishop Philip North told the stories of people who had come to faith through ministry in deprived areas.

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  1. This is something that I think warrants more widespread and persistent discussion in the Church. I definitely think Bishop North is on to something.

  2. My community is rural – and people are often without transportation. It’s been on my heart that I need to get out there. This may be the push I need!

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