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Human Trafficking and Modern Day Slavery Event

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BBC Radio 4 features Caritas’s Community Sponsorship for Syrian Refugees

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Kevin Bouquet reports for the BBC Radio 4 Sunday programme on a family of Syrian refugees who are being looked after by the Catholic Charity Caritas and their new community in Manchester. Through the Home Office, the Diocese of Salford in partnership with the parish of St. Monica’s has been able to bring a Syrian refugee family into the UK. This has been possible under the new Community Sponsorship scheme which is part of the commitment by HM Government to bring in 20,000 Syrian refugees over a 3 year period. To date over 4,000 refugees have benefitted from the commitment and Caritas Diocese of Salford with other community organisations is committed to developing the Community Sponsorship scheme with the Home Office to become an important way in which local communities can support refugee families to resettle quickly and build a supportive network of volunteers and friends to assist them create a new life in the UK.

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Caritas Ambassador Training Day

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On Wednesday 30th November, more than 70 primary school pupils joined us for a day of Caritas Ambassador training. Pupils from eight different schools in the diocese began their journey as Caritas Ambassadors. This is the first time that Caritas Ambassadors has been introduced to primary aged pupils, and it was a resounding success. This was the first of four training days for primary schools across the Diocese. The next two training events are already fully booked.

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Caritas Christmas Newsletter 2016

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Welcome to Caritas Diocese of Salford new monthly newsletter... The Beacon
Christmas 2016 edition available for download.

The Beacon - Christmas 2016

   
 

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