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Big Sleep Out for Homeless

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Bishop John’s will again be taking part in the Cornerstone Big Sleep Out event this Friday night. Over 130 people are booked in to take part, and we are aiming to maximise this opportunity to raise awareness of the increasing issue of homelessness within the Diocese, as well as provide essential funding to support the night shelter / winter service at Cornerstone.

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Caritas Refugee response and Citizens UK

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Caritas Salford Diocese participated at a Citizens UK meeting at the House of Lords on Wednesday 9th March. The purpose of the meeting was to discuss practical responses to the refugee crisis, and to prep are a model for homing refugee families in local communities.

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Caritas Leading the Way on Refugee Response

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On the 10th February, Caritas Salford Diocese hosted a packed-out ‘Welcoming Communities’ conference at Salford Diocese Cathedral Centre. The event was part of the Diocesan ‘Refugee Response’, and heard from keynote speakers representing partner charities Boaz Trust and Revive.

People from a range of backgrounds, faiths and ages gathered to see how they could mobilise to make communities a more welcoming environment for asylum seekers and refugees.

Revive accompanies and supports refugees and people seeking asylum living in Manchester and Salford, regardless of race, ethnicity, age, gender, religion or disability.

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Sister Rita is on the BBC

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