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08/02/2018 12:00 pm

Migrants at risk of human trafficking

Marking the World Day of Prayer and Awareness Against Human Trafficking, one woman deeply committed to eliminating this scourge speaks out.

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13/02/2018 12:00 pm

Lent Resources: Lifting the Lid on Mental Health

Livability – the disability charity that connects people to their communities – have launched ‘Lifting the Lid’ today. For churches, it’s a free study resource to help explore the topics of emotional and mental wellbeing, using the Bible as a guide.

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16/02/2018 5:00 pm

Bishop McAleenan calls on Home Secretary to put a time limit on immigration detention in post-Brexit law

Bishop Paul McAleenan, the lead Catholic Bishop for asylum and migration, has urged the government to end the shameful practice of indefinite immigration detention. He spoke alongside other faith leaders as Liberty launched a major public campaign calling for a time limit of 28 days to be included in the forthcoming Immigration Bill. 

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16/02/2018 4:45 pm

Comment: Organ donation consultation

The Government has launched an open consultation titled, “Introducing ‘opt-out’ consent for organ and tissue donation in England”. This consultation will run until 6 March. Responding to the consultation, Bishop Paul Mason, the Catholic bishop responsible for healthcare, said, “The Government’s plans to introduce ‘opt-out’ consent for organ and tissue donation in England undermine the concept of donation as a gift, and cross the line of what is a reasonable action for the state to take in relation to the individuals within it.

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Candles - Prayer for Peace

Candles - Prayer for Peace

Prayerful Fasting

The Liturgy Office for England and Wales has a useful PDF, available for download, on prayerful fasting.

23/02/2018 12:47 pm

South Sudan's Bishops issue statement on the Day of Prayer and Fasting for an end to violence and conflict

The Day of Prayer and Fasting for Peace has a particular focus on South Sudan and the Democratic Republic of Congo. The Catholic Bishops of South Sudan have issued a statement marking the day: "The killing must stop immediately. We must let the guns fall to the ground in order to free our hands so that we can embrace each other." 

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