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Is the Calais camp really closed?

Br Johannes, Marie-Christine and Fr Joe with the cross and crescent from the demolish church and mosque

Justice and Peace Visit to Calais November 3rd and 4th 2016 "Migrants have gravitated to the North French coast for the last 17 years," we were told, on our Justice and Peace visit to France on 3rd-4th November. "And we will wait just a few weeks for them to start drifting back to seek access to the UK all over again." This is the background to the highly publicised Jungle ...

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Caritas Westminster, Justice & Peace visit Calais refugee camp

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'Did you see anything extraordinary on your visit to the Refugee Camp?' a policeman asked the Westminster diocesan Caritas and Justice and Peace expedition at the Calais UK Border control on Easter Tuesday evening. The question kept us debating and laughing during the short tunnel journey back to the UK (after a two-hour hold-up as hundreds of travellers were asked the same thing).

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Westminster J&P supports rally calling for justice for Kurdish people in Turkey

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Members of Westminster Diocese Justice and Peace Commission showed their support for human rights in Turkey at a march in London from the BBC headquarters in Portland Place to a rally in Trafalgar Square on Sunday, 5 March. The aim of the demonstration was to highlight the plight of the Kurdish people in Turkey. While the eyes of the world are focussed on the migrant issue, thousands of Kurdish...

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London: Talk on Haiti in aftermath of 2010 earthquake

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The head of the organisation responsible for monitoring aid in Haiti following the earthquake which left a million people homeless and killed an estimated 316,000 will be speaking in London this Thursday, 10 January.

Fr Francois Kawas SJ, the director of Cerfas, will be the guest of Progressio at an evening entitled Haiti+3: Building back better? in which he will talk about the role tha...

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Westminster J&P Day to focus on ethics of food shopping

Spoilt for Choice – the ethics of our food shopping is the theme of Westminster's Annual  Justice & Peace Day which takes place this Saturday. There will be speakers, stalls and workshops at the event which takes place from 10am to 4pm at St John Vianney Parish Centre, West Green Rd, London N15 3QH What should we be eating when more six billion go to bed hungry? Should...

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