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Do Justice: Catholic Social Teaching, an introduction

CARJ has contributed to CARITAS 'Do Justice' which is a vision for spiritual and civic renewal in England and Wales. Please see the introduction at this link CST-An-Introduction-2 Information for Parishes Do-Justice-Racial-Justice-Parishes                   To learn more about Do Justice, please visit: www.dojustice.co.uk

CARJ’s ‘Agenda for Change’ Vision for Next Phase

At the recent CARJ 40th anniversary celebration on 25th May 2024 at Amigo Hall London, CARJ launched its new vision for the focus of its work for the years ahead, called the 'Agenda for Change'. Please see the link following for a pdf copy of the document. Agenda for change...

CARJ 40th Anniversary Celebration – Sat 25th May – Program

If you wish to attend please email your interest to info@carj.org.uk    Program   10.30 Registration   11:00  Welcome – Yogi Sutton   11:03  Opening Prayer, Blessing – Bishop Paul McAleenan   11:07  Fr Dan Mason - A Focus on the Gypsy Roma Traveller (GRT) Community   11:25  Deacon Alfred Banya- Black...

CARJ 40th Anniversary Event on Sat May 25th 2024

Catholic Association for Racial Justice (CARJ) 40th Anniversary Day - Sat 25th May 2024 (Free event, Lunch Provided) Catholic Association for Racial Justice (CARJ) 40th Anniversary Day - Sat 25th May 2024 (Free event) CARJ was established 40 years ago on 16 June 1984 at a meeting of approximately 25 ‘founding members’...

Institutional Racism 25th Anniversary of the Macpherson Report

This year, we celebrate the 25th Anniversary of the Macpherson Report. That Report discussed the police response to the killing of Stephen Lawrence and found that the police were ‘institutionally racist’. Macpherson defined ‘institutional racism’ as 'the collective failure of an organisation to provide an appropriate and professional service to...

25th Anniversary of the publication of the Macpherson Report

Saturday 24th Feb was the 25th Anniversary of the publication of the Macpherson Report into the killing of Stephen Lawrence. The Bishops Conference of England and Wales, welcomed the Report and soon after,  issued Guidelines for school, parishes and Catholic organisation, see: ServingMult-EthSoc.GuidelinesCathOrgs1999 The 25th anniversary milestone warrants a reflection on...

Holocaust Memorial Day

Today 27th January is being marked as Holocaust Memorial Day in the UK. Follow this  Link for events to mark the day and further information.

Plans for CARJ 40th Anniversary Year

The Catholic Association for Racial Justice (CARJ) is 40! It was established on 16 June 1984 at a meeting of approximately 25 ‘founding members’ from a variety of ethnic backgrounds.  CARJ was seen as an organisation where ethnic minorities could find support and a voice, and where people of all...

Racial Justice Fortnight from Sunday 28th January 2024

As is a CARJ Tradition, CARJ marks Racial Justice Fortnight which is bookended by the Catholic celebration on the 28th of January and the Ecumenical celebrations  on 11th of February. Racial Justice Fortnight The Fortnight begins with Racial Justice Sunday (28 January 2024) as celebrated by the Catholic Church in...