Bishop Cyril Ashton To Participate In London March
posted: Monday 7 July 2008
Bishop Cyril Ashton to participate in London march
Bishop Cyril Ashton will join the Archbishop of Canterbury, in putting a foot down on poverty when he walks alongside hundreds of other Anglican bishops in London on 24th July to challenge global governments to reach targets on tackling poverty.
He will join the unprecedented walk of bishops and other faith leaders through central London as they demonstrate their commitment to help end extreme poverty across the globe.he said: ""As a participating bishop I am looking forward very much to the Lambeth Conference and the opportunity it gives bishops of the Anglican Communion to meet together, pray and share insights about our common mission in the world," Bishop Ashton said today.
added: "I feel that the London Day, which will call on world leaders to keep the promise to deliver the Millennium Development Goals, is a very positive statement to make.