A member of our Education volunteers team was given a very warm welcome before assembly and was able to start the morning with an explanation of what the letters that make up CAFOD mean and that CAFOD works and helps people living in poverty, whatever their race, culture and religion. No-one is left out.
Before these summits we have an opportunity to demonstrate to governments around the world that we care about refugees and we want our own countries to do more to support them and to find a long-term solution to the refugee crisis.
A large and varied group of organisations including CAFOD, Caritas Social Action Network (CSAN) and others are working together to host a march in central London on September 17. Continue reading
The Lampedusa Cross is continuing its journey across the Archdiocese of Cardiff and for the past fortnight has been hosted at St Helen’s in Caerphilly.
One of our loyal volunteers, Berenice Williams, was on hand to help with the CAFOD display which is accompanying the Lampedusa Cross and which draws on some of Pope Francis’ teachings about Welcoming the Stranger, especially during this Holy Year of Mercy.
“We ourselves need to see, and then to enable others to see, that migrants and refugees… are brothers and sisters to be welcomed, respected and loved.” Pope Francis