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Poverty Relief Funds Available

Due to the ongoing hardship and financial crisis brought about by the coronovirus pandemic, a few new funds to support charities and poverty relief work have come online. Martin Lewis the Consumer expert and founder of Moneymarket.com is donating £1 million to charities helping others who have been affected by...

Urban Network Meeting cancelled! Join our online session with Ed Cox

Dear All Regretfully we have had to cancel the next Urban Network Meeting that was to take place on 25th March at Newman House. Due to the current Coronovirus situation in the country, the venue has had to cancel all external bookings of which CARJ Urban Network was one.We are...

Some Relevant Guidance on the Coronavirus Pandemic

Please see the following links for some updated guidance in various languages on Covid-19. Doctors of the World are updating their translated guidance and are busy adding new languages daily. This link has some information specific to the needs of Travellers, Gypsies and Boaters for Local Authorities.     Thanks to members of...

Reports from CARJ AGM and Belonging Conference

CARJ recently held a conference on belonging in Birmingham on Oct 16th, it also held the Annual General Meeting on 2nd Nov 2019. The Conference was an opportunity for Catholics from across England and Wales to share ideas and experience on how we can help new and marginalised groups feel they...

‘Belonging’ – A Challenge for the Church in a Diverse Society Conference

A CARJ Conference 16 October 2019 (10:00 – 4:00) The Priory Rooms Conference Centre Quaker Meeting House 40 Bull Street, Birmingham B4 6AF   For the past twenty years, the Government has been wrestling with the question of how we best promote ‘integration and cohesion’ in relation to marginalized communities...

CARJ Mourns Rita Forster (28th Dec 1941 – 31st Aug 2019)

Rita died peacefully after a long illness and a night in hospital aged 77. Rita was a much loved past Trustee and Treasurer of the Catholic Association for Racial Justice. She will also be remembered by many as a teacher at St Anne’ Convent School for over 30 years. She will be...

CARJ is 35!

                  CARJ has produced a review of its work in the last ten years (Available for free on request).  The next Urban Network meeting on 9th July 2019 will provide a forum for the discussion of the theme, 'CAR the next ten...

Migrant Mass 6th May 2019 – Westminster Cathedral

Celebrated by Bishop Michael Campbell, the Mass is in honour of St Joseph the Worker, celebrating the diversity of London, Kent, Middlesex, Hertfordshire and Essex. The gathering for the procession starts at 9am and the procession itself commences at 10 am with the Mass at 10.30am.   Venue Westminster Cathedral...