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Helping parents and children in poverty

10/12/2013 8:52 am

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10 December

Building on yesterday's reflection on domestic poverty, Dr Rosemary Keenan, CEO of the Catholic Children's Society (Westminster), shares with us aspects of her work with children and parents in poverty.

Dr Keenan shares her experiences working with parents on low wages, struggling with rising energy, household and food bills who can't afford to allow their kids to take part in out-of-school activities and visits.

But there are parallels with the Holy Family...

Duration: 5m 53s


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Continuing the theme of dometic poverty covered in yesterday's 'Thought for Advent' podcast, today Dr Rosemary Keenan, Chief Executive of the Catholic Children's Society, Westminster, reminds us of the need to help and understand parents and particularly children living in poverty. Duration: 5m 53s.   10-DEC-dr-rosemary-keenan.mp3 8.11 MB