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Charity S Cross

Author : MaryLu Tyndall
ISBN : 9780997167108
Genre : Fiction
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From the Winner of 2015's Inspirational Readers Choice Award for The Ransom comes a new romantic adventure ! Tyndall spins a riveting tale of betrayal, violence, trust, and honesty in this latest inspirational pirate romance. Cindy Vallar, Pirates and Privateers Suspected of killing her husband, Charity Westcott flees on the first ship out of Portsmouth, England heading for the colonies. Loathing all men after her abusive marriage, she hopes to reunite with her family in Charles Towne, but the ship’s destination is Nassau. When she spots her husband’s brother, who is intent on seeing her hang, boarding her ship, she jumps overboard. Elias Dutton, missionary and son of the famous pirate, Rowan Dutton, must get to Barbados as soon as possible. His sister is in danger, and his parents have charged him with her safety. He cannot let them down—again. But after rescuing a madcap woman from the bay, he now finds himself tricked into masquerading as her husband so they both can procure passage to Barbados. Pirates, storms, shipwreck and betrayal threaten to delay the couple in their journey even as sparks fly between them. With her brother-in-law in fast pursuit, the last thing Charity wants is help from a man, especially a religious one, but she has no choice. After Elias’ heart was broken by a sordid woman who nearly ruined his life, he seeks a godly woman pure as the virgin sands of the Caribbean. He believes he has found such a woman in Charity. Until he discovers she is a murderer and is now faced with two choices: letting her go or turning her in to the authorities.

Charity Crossing Borders

Author : Sabine Heidenbauer
ISBN : 9789041139528
Genre : Law
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Throughout the European Union, national income tax systems support charitable activities by way of preferential treatment. However, a number of Member States operate relief regimes which appear to trigger the question of compatibility with Union law with respect to the fundamental freedoms. In this first study to examine charity and donor taxation regimes across a wide range of Member States, the author focuses on compatibility with EU non-discrimination law. She examines twenty national regimes, both comparatively and from the perspective of overarching EU law. The countries covered are Austria, Belgium, Bulgaria, Cyprus, Estonia, Finland, Germany, Hungary, Ireland, Italy, Latvia, Lithuania, Malta, The Netherlands, Poland, Portugal, Slovakia, Spain, Sweden, and the United Kingdom. Although charity and donor taxation falls within the competence of the Member States, they must nonetheless observe primary Union law and grant non-discriminatory treatment where a fact pattern falls within the ambit of the fundamental freedoms. In the course of defining this framework, the study addresses such issues as the following: types of relief schemes maintained for charities and donors; administrative requirements; international aspects (both inbound and outbound); privileged donations and capital gains treatment of in-kind donations; eligible donees; whether and to what extent charitable entities and donors can actually rely on the fundamental freedoms; specific applicability of each of the relevant fundamental freedoms; the issue of comparability; justifications for restrictive measures in Member State practice; and the issue of proportionality.

Charity Law

Author : Anne-Marie Piper
ISBN : 1908239115
Genre : Charity laws and legislation
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This title outlines the laws that govern Charity/Non Profit Organisational Law across 19 jurisdictions worldwide.

Champions Of Charity

Author : John Hutchinson
ISBN : 9780429981401
Genre : History
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Cover -- Half Title -- Title Page -- Copyright Page -- Table of Contents -- List of Illustrations -- Preface and Acknowledgments -- List of Acronyms -- Credits for Illustrations -- Introduction: The Sacred Cow and the Skeptical Historian -- Part One The Civilizing Mission -- 1 A Happy Coincidence -- Dunant and Solferino -- Moynier and Genevan Philanthropy -- The Altered Circumstances of Our Times -- The Geneva Conference, 1863 -- Preparations for the Congress -- The International Congress, 1864 -- Over the Threshold -- 2 The Delegates of Humanity -- Appia and the War of 1864 -- War and Charity -- The Austro-Prussian War of 1866 -- Exit Dunant -- The Paris Conference of 1867 -- Two Steps Forward -- One Step Back -- The Prussian Example -- Part Two The Militarization of Charity -- 3 Trial by Combat -- Moynier and the New Law of War -- 1870: French Disarray -- 1870: German Efficiency -- 1870: "Wondrous Feats of Charity -- Lessons from the War -- A Grave and Delicate Matter -- In Defense of Charity -- Cross and Crescent -- A Civil Society for Military Medicine? -- 4 Humanity and Patriotism -- The View from Geneva -- The Russians Repulsed -- Ingenuity and Involvement -- Recognition and Respectability -- The Resurrection of Dunant -- ''An Official Organization for the Purpose of War -- 5 Organizing for War -- The Eastern Approach -- Lessons of Manchuria -- A Late Bloomer -- Fighting to Do Good -- Red Cross Patriotism -- Part Three The Pains of Rebirth -- 6 Victory and Virtue -- The ICRC and the War -- Davison's Dream -- Seizing the Golden Moment -- False Start -- The New Crusade -- 7 New Wine and Old Bottles -- Immense Labors Are Before Us -- Sparring Partners -- Conclusion: Champions of Charity -- Notes -- Selected Bibliography -- About the Book and Author -- Index

Charity Commission

Author : Great Britain: Parliament: House of Commons: Committee of Public Accounts
ISBN : 0215058690
Genre : Social Science
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This report examines the Cup Trust and the Charity Commission's procedures for regulating charities. The Charity Commission (the Commission) registered the Cup Trust (the Trust) as a charity in April 2009, with a company called Mountstar - based in the British Virgin Islands - as its only trustee. Although the Trust generated ’income' of £176 million, only £55,000 has been given to charitable causes, and the Cup Trust claimed Gift Aid of £46 million. Despite its declared charitable aims, it is clear that the Trust was set up as a tax avoidance scheme by people known to be in the business of tax avoidance. The Trust does not meet the public expectations of a charity and it is unacceptable that the Commission has not been able to put a stop to this abuse of charitable status. The Commission began to investigate the Trust in March 2010 following concerns raised about its governance and fundraising. This investigation closed in March 2012. The Commission eventually concluded that it could not de-register the Trust as it was "legally structured as a charity", despite not being for exclusively charitable purposes. The Commission has not yet brought forward proposals to change the law to exclude organisations like the Cup Trust from the register. In the last 25 years, the Committee and the NAO have repeatedly found severe shortcomings in the Commission's performance, particularly in relation to investigation and enforcement. The Commission hardly makes use of its statutory powers, nor is it targeting its available resources to best effect.

Reports Arranged In Counties Vol 26 County Of Oxford County Of Rutland

Author : Commissioners for inquiry into charities
ISBN : OXFORD:590251971
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Law Making And The Scottish Parliament

Author : Elaine E Sutherland
ISBN : 9780748687664
Genre : Law
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A study of legislative developments in areas of law and policy devolved to the Scottish Parliament.

Wisdom Justice And Charity

Author : Suzanne Morton
ISBN : 9781442666467
Genre : Social Science
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One of Canada’s first social workers, Jane B. Wisdom had an active career in social welfare that spanned almost the first half of the twentieth century. Competent, thoughtful, and trusted, she had a knack for being in important places at pivotal moments. Wisdom’s transnational career took her from Saint John to Montreal, New York City, Halifax, and Glace Bay, as well as into almost every field of social work. Her story offers a remarkable opportunity to uncover what life was like for front-line social workers in the profession’s early years. In Wisdom, Justice, and Charity, historian Suzanne Morton uses Wisdom’s professional life to explore how the welfare state was built from the ground up by thousands of pragmatic and action-oriented social workers. Wisdom’s career illustrates the impact of professionalization, gender, and changing notions of the state – not just on those in the emergent profession of social work but also on those in need. Her life and career stand as a potent allegory for the limits and possibilities of individual action.

The Collected Works Of St John Of The Cross

Author : St John of the Cross
ISBN : 9780935216936
Genre : Religion
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This revised edition of The Collected Works of St. John of the Cross was produced to mark the fourth centenary of the death of St. John of the Cross (1542–1591). The result is an English translation of his writings that preserves the authentic meaning of the great mystic’s writings, presents them as clearly as possible, and at the same time gives the reader the doctrinal and historical information that will lead to a deeper understanding and appreciation of the teachings of the Mystical Doctor. Included in The Collected Works are St. John’s poetry, The Ascent of Mount Carmel, The Dark Night, The Spiritual Canticle, and The Living Flame of Love, as well as his extant letters and other counsels. More Information: Complementing St. John’s writings are a comprehensive General Introduction for the entire work, as well as brief, enlightening introductions for each specific work, explaining theme and structure. These are enhanced by new and expanded footnotes and a glossary of terms. About the Translators Kieran Kavanaugh, O.C.D. Father Kieran, a native of Milwaukee, Wisconsin, made his profession as a Discalced Carmelite in 1947. He has held several important positions within the order, including prior, formation director, and provincial councilor. A founding member of the Institute of Carmelite Studies, he subsequently served as its chair, as well as publisher of ICS Publications. Father Kieran’s major contributions in the field of Carmelite studies are his translations from the Spanish of the works of St. Teresa of Jesus and St. John of the Cross, in collaboration with Father Otilio Rodriguez. He also was the English translator of God Speaks in the Night: The Life, Times and Teaching of St. John of the Cross, a pictorial biography of St. John of the Cross commemorating the 400th anniversary of his death, published in several languages. In addition to translations, Father Kieran is also the author of two ICS Publications’ study editions of the works of St. Teresa, and has written several other books on St. Teresa and St. John of the Cross. Father Kieran has lectured and written widely on the teaching of both of these Carmelite saints. He is a member of the Discalced Carmelite community in Washington, D.C. Otilio Rodriguez, O.C.D. Father Otilio was born in Mantinos, Palencia, Spain, and was a Carmelite for more than fifty years. He was provincial of the Burgos province several times and also served as rector of the Discalced Carmelites’ international pontifical theological faculty, the Teresianum, in Rome. Father Otilio was one of the founders of the Institutum Historicum Teresianum and was a member of the Institute of Carmelite Studies. Both internationally and throughout the United States he gave retreats and lectures on Carmelite history and spirituality and wrote extensively on Carmelite subjects. Father Otilio died in Rome in 1994.

Doing The Truth In Charity

Author : Thomas F. Stransky
ISBN : 0809123983
Genre : Religion
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Collections of documents that have emerged from dialogues among churches involved in the modern ecumenical movement.

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