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Reform Magazine | May 15, 2021

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Niall Cooper

Niall Cooper: Middle-class church problems

30/11/2016 |

Can a middle class Church be for the poor?

Can a middle-class Church become ‘a poor Church, for the poor’? A Church of and for the poor is a Gospel imperative, important both for the Church and for people experiencing … Read More

Niall Cooper: Citizens of nowhere?

01/11/2016 |

We need more citizens of the world

Are you a citizen of the world or a citizen of the UK? Do you, like me, struggle with the idea of having to choose between the two?

Don’t get me wrong. There … Read More

Niall Cooper: Beyond foodbanks

26/09/2016 |

Why foodbanks won’t tackle the root causes of food poverty

What will it take to end poverty and hunger in the UK? This is the question posed by both the Joseph Rowntree Foundation in September, and a new ‘End Hunger’ … Read More

Niall Cooper: Stories of poverty

26/08/2016 |

Stories from the world of poverty

Poverty isn’t pretty. In fact, it can be traumatic, raw and emotionally and physically draining. And that’s only listening to other people sharing their stories of prostitution, drugs, self harm, abuse, domestic violence, rough … Read More

Niall Cooper: Stand in solidarity

27/05/2016 |

A Church for the poor

Pope Francis has said that he wants “a poor Church, for the poor” – but what does it actually mean to be a Church of and for the poor? Here in the UK, are our … Read More

Niall Cooper: The school holiday hunger gap

22/04/2016 |

Breakfast is the most important meal of the day. However, increasing numbers of schoolchildren from low income families begin their day without it.

According to a recent survey for the NASUWT teachers’ union, in the past year nearly three-quarters of … Read More