The Most Revd Justin Welby believes the pressure of buying expensive gifts for loved ones is making Christmas difficult for many families.
The Archbishop of Canterbury says people are making themselves "miserable" at Christmas because of the pressure of buying expensive gifts for loved ones. The Most Revd Justin Welby admits it is a cliché for him to be complaining about modern consumerism, but says that people were risking their relationships by spending big, leaving themselves short of money.
Right Revd Lorna Hood, Moderator of the General Assembly of the Church of Scotland, told Premier's News Hour, that he did have a point.
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