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A major coup for the North-East

On Thursday 2nd February at Curtis Auditorium, Herschel Building, Newcastle University. 5.30 pm,  Lord Nicholas Stern will reflect on what’s happened in the ten years since his landmark report on the economic impacts of climate change. 76 more words
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Five ways to start a conversation about climate change

Sarah Croft works in CAFOD’s campaigns team. This week, she’s challenged herself to talk to five new people about climate change. Why?

Last week I was shocked to learn that women my age are the group least likely to talk about climate change, even though they are the most concerned about the issue. 556 more words


January exercise: Four reasons to be hopeful for 2017

Mark Chamberlain is a communications officer for CAFOD. Here he shares his four reasons to be hopeful for the year ahead.

This is a great January exercise: take five minutes to come up with four reasons to be hopeful with the world around us. 528 more words


Making a Difference

Hannah is 15 and studying hard at school to take her GCSEs next summer but manages to find time to campaign and fundraise for CAFOD in her parish. 244 more words


Hundreds walk in solidarity as Lampedusa Cross is delivered to Plymouth shores by Royal Navy

Marking the end of the Year of Mercy, hundreds from across the Diocese of Plymouth gathered in Plymouth city centre, travelling from as far away as Wool in Dorset and Truro in Cornwall, to take part in a Walk of Witness in solidarity with refugees. 473 more words


I’m dreaming of a livesimply Christmas...

This year, CAFOD supporter Stephen Garsed is encouraging fellow parishioners at Our Lady and St Edward’s parish in Preston, to think about living simply and loving abundantly this Christmas. 424 more words


Mercy is a profound aspect of God

CAFOD campaigners attended a special day of reflection to explore how to live out Pope Francis’ call to be “witnesses of mercy”. On 19th November a small group from Middlesbrough and Hexham and Newcastle dioceses attended a joint event in York led by CAFOD’s Head of Campaigns, Daniel Hale. 305 more words

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