Former Archbishop of Canterbury Lord Carey has criticised Church of England bishops for opposing the government's £26,000-a-year cap on benefits.
Writing in the Daily Mail, he says the scale of the UK's debt is the "greatest moral scandal" facing the country.
He says the welfare system is "fuelling vices and impoverishing us all', and accuses the bishops of ignoring popular opinion by opposing the cap.
The government has insisted it will press ahead with the policy. Read more