Refugee Crisis-Ways to help Catholic Bishops' Conference: Refugee Crisis - Open Your Hearts Pope Francis encyclical Laudato Si -Care of our common home is a landmark invitation for the Church, for political leaders and for every one of us as we reflect on the Holy Father’s encouragement to live simply and in solidarity with the poor. Update from Calais.
Welcoming the Stranger - A guide This intended for churches and other groups to help them find a way to respond positively to the refugee crisis. With easy to read sections and important factual information the guide busts myths that have grown up to describe this national and global crisis. Importantly the document offers clear guidance and support to help church communities, and others, offer practical help as they seek to welcome the stranger. Written by Liverpool Justice & Peace Commission in conjunction with other church leaders
Salford and Liverpool J&P have produced a helpful powerpoint that gives help explaining the current situation, the processes the refugees need to go through and ways of helping.
EU Referendum:the National Justice Peace Network urge that "when considering how to vote, our decision reflects the principles of Catholic Social Teaching, a vision for the future where the common good of all – in the UK, in Europe, and globally – is paramount." read more
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