Fathers deserve greater recognition for holding society together, says Archbishop of Westminster

The Archbishop of Westminster, the Most Rev Vincent Nichols, will portray good fathers as the unsung heroes of modern Britain ”“ having a direct positive effect on crime rates, school results and even the nation’s mental health.

In a speech in London, he will urge politicians to take “every opportunity” to support fathers and call on families to “celebrate” fatherhood.

Crucially, he will also argue that employers have a moral responsibility to pay fathers who work them a proper wage to enable them to support their families with “pride and dignity”.

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