Sunday, April 29, 2012

Cardinal accuses David Cameron of 'immoral' behaviour and favouring rich

Cardinal Keith O'Brien says PM should not protect only his 'very rich colleagues' but consider his moral obligation to the poor

One of Britain's most prominent religious figures, Cardinal Keith O'Brien, has accused David Cameron of immoral behaviour and of favouring rich City financiers over those struggling on lower incomes.

O'Brien, Scotland's most senior Roman Catholic authority, said: "The poor have suffered tremendously from the financial disasters of recent years and nothing, really, has been done by the very rich people to help them.

"I am saying to the prime minister, look, don't just protect your very rich colleagues in the financial industry, consider the moral obligation to help the poor of our country." Read More