Papal Visit 2010

Archbishop Nichols on the "Big Society"

17/04/2011 9:00 am

(Photo of Archbishop Vincent Nichols)
In an interview with Sky News' Dermot Murnaghan, the Mt Rev Vincent Nichols, President of the Bishops' Conference, talked about the Big Society:

"When the Prime Minister addressed the Pope just as he was leaving this country at Birmingham Airport he used some very interesting phrases. He said a priority for the coalition government was to generate a culture of greater social responsibility and he said that the faith communities were important architects in doing this. Now it think that’s the phraseology that I understand, that we need to have a culture, a normal way of going about our lives which includes greater mutual responsibility, one for another."

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