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Break Free shows the potential for people powered campaigns

I felt a little ball of excitement in my belly  this month watching 350.org’s fortnight of action unfold. The Guardian reported Break Free as the largest ever global civil disobedience with protests happening in multiple countries including  the UK, US, Australia, South Africa and Indonesia. 533 more words

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Lampedusa cross: We are all migrants

Sarah Hagger-Holt works in CAFOD’s campaigns team.

Every migrant or refugee’s journey begins with ‘what if?’s.

What if I never make it? What if I’m turned back? 482 more words


CAFOD: Lampedusa cross carpenter's message of hope

Sicilian carpenter Francesco Tuccio makes rough crosses from the wreckage of boats carrying refugees that sank off the island of Lampedusa to offer to survivors as a symbol of their rescue and a sign of hope. 449 more words


Walsingham pilgrims pray for refugees with CAFOD’s Lampedusa cross

CAFOD volunteer Kris Pears from Coventry went on a pilgrimage to Walsingham and spoke to fellow pilgrims about the Lampedusa cross

“Hello my name is Kris and I am a… 492 more words


Refugee crisis: A message from Lebanon

Mark Chamberlain is a communications officer with CAFOD. He spent time with refugees in Lebanon’s Bekaa Valley in December 2015. On International Families Day, he writes about meeting some of the families there. 628 more words


Refugees: Equal in the eyes of God

CAFOD, CSAN (Caritas Social Action Network) and JRS UK (Jesuit Refugee Service UK) all work to support refugees and migrants in different ways. Together, we are encouraging the Catholic community to act in welcome, respect and love during this Year of Mercy. 504 more words


The Lampedusa Cross arrives in North Wales.

CAFOD representative, Colette Byrne, will be meeting with Bishop Peter to tell him about the Lampedusa Cross. The iconic cross will be going on display at St Mary’s Cathedral in Wrexham. 455 more words