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19/10/2018 4:00 pm

Bishop John Arnold calls for lifestyle changes to address waste and environmental degradation

Last week the Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change (IPCC) issued a special report on the expected impacts of an increase in 1.5°C above pre-industrial levels, with an urgent call to action.

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18/10/2018 10:00 am

A Journey of Hope: A Catholic Approach to Sentencing Reform

Bishop Richard Moth, the Lead Bishop for Prisons, has recently commissioned a report – A Journey of Hope - to explore how sentencing policy in England and Wales can be reformed, in order to create a safe, decent, and rehabilitative prison estate.

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18/10/2018 9:30 am

Helping to build a future of hope in Ethiopia on World Mission Sunday

World Mission Sunday is on 21 October 2018. Missio, the Pope’s official charity for overseas mission, is appealing to the faithful of England and Wales to ‘help build a future of hope’ in Ethiopia and around the world, through prayers and financial support.

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18/10/2018 9:00 am

Government needs to follow through on promises to help victims of modern slavery

Ahead of Anti-Slavery Day, 18 October, former UK Independent Anti-Slavery Commissioner and recently appointed Senior Advisor to the Santa Marta Group, Kevin Hyland OBE, has called for the government to deliver on promises made to victims of modern slavery.

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17/10/2018 6:15 pm

Archbishop - Young people a sign of hope for the Catholic Church and humanity

Archbishop Charles Scicluna, Archbishop of Malta, tells us about how the international synod meeting of Catholic Bishops, young people and advisors is examining the aspirations of our youth in context with the challenges they face - their hopes and anxieties.

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16/10/2018 4:00 pm

Inhumane detention of trafficking victims shows need for overhaul of system says Jesuit Refugee Service

The Jesuit Refugee Service in the UK (JRS UK) is calling on the government to end the use of indefinite detention in light of new research that shows high numbers of vulnerable individuals in detention.

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13/10/2018 6:45 pm

The Rehabilitation of Sisterhood

Ahead of the release of a new Bishops' Conference document called 'A Journey of Hope', Joy Doal, CEO of Anawim, a Birmingham-based service for vulnerable women, writes in The Times about the need for sentencing reform.

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11/10/2018 8:25 pm

Cardinal Nichols on Week Two of the Youth Synod - The Call to Love

Cardinal Vincent Nichols sends a report on the second week of the Synod of Bishops in Rome. The Cardinal talks about the energetic debates and the infectious joy that young people have brought to the proceedings.

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11/10/2018 3:12 pm

Young people want a passionate faith that is "intellectually and practically reliable", says Bishop

First-time Synod Father Bishop Mark O’Toole, Bishop of Plymouth and Chair of the Bishops' Conference Department for Evangelisation and Catechesis, gave this intervention to the Synod of Bishops discussing 'Young People, the Faith and Vocational Discernment'.

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05/10/2018 6:36 pm

Cardinal struck by "realism" in discussions at Youth Synod in Rome

Cardinal Vincent Nichols is in Rome for the 2018 Synod of Bishops meeting - an international gathering of bishops focussing on young people, faith and vocational discernment. Here's a report on Day Three.

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