Welcome the Stranger – An Online Event on Tuesday 8 February

Welcome the Stranger – An Online Event on Tuesday 8 February

On the Feast of St Bakhita, all are invited to join Caritas Plymouth for an hour of prayer, reflection and discussion from 5-6 pm on Tuesday 8 February 2022 to reflect on the challenges facing migrants and refugees. This free online event will discuss the issues...
Homelessness – Online Event 18 January 2022 6-7pm

Homelessness – Online Event 18 January 2022 6-7pm

There are concerns that the economic aftermath of COVID-19 will lead to  increasing numbers of people who are homeless or vulnerably housed. When most people think of homelessness they think of someone in a sleeping bag on the street. But there are lots of types of...
Intergenerational Project Update

Intergenerational Project Update

Caritas Plymouth is working with ten primary schools from Plymouth CAST Multi-Academy Trust and ten care homes to enable residents and pupils to develop inter-generational friendships through engaging activities. Despite being unable to meet face to face, our pupils...
VATICAN CAMPAIGN FOR PERSONS WITH DISABILITIES

VATICAN CAMPAIGN FOR PERSONS WITH DISABILITIES

The #IamChurch campaign for persons with disabilities begins from 6 December with a series of video testimonies of Christians living with disabilities. In his message to persons with disabilities on the occasion of the International Day dedicated to them, Pope Francis...
NATIONALITY AND BORDERS BILL

NATIONALITY AND BORDERS BILL

The Nationality and Borders Bill will overhaul the UK’s asylum system and make it more difficult to get asylum in the UK. The Bill would deny many refugees the chance to seek sanctuary here, criminalise many who try, and isolate refugees in harmful out-of-town...
World Day of the Poor 14th November 2021

World Day of the Poor 14th November 2021

In his message for the fifth World Day of the Poor, which takes place on 14th November 2021, Pope Francis said “If the poor are marginalized, as if they were to blame for their condition, then the very concept of democracy is jeopardized and every social policy will...