He also said regardless of the socioeconomic issue under discussion, the mayor and his team should reach out to the faith community.
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"Our city is in trouble in that respect," said Mr. Evans. "It's heart-wrenching to see what's happening. Churches in the suburbs grow because our people move there. We have a near-crisis of moral guidance in the city and that's a crisis."