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July 7, 2022

Queen honours Mark’s 20-year battle against slavery

Mark Little is on a 20-year quest to battle slavery in India, Nepal, Thailand and Norfolk, which led to him being awarded an MBE by the […]
June 29, 2022

CAFOD plans anniversary celebration at Peterborough

CAFOD volunteers in East Anglia have planned a local celebration of CAFOD’s 60th anniversary with a Mass at St Peter and All Souls Church in Peterborough. […]
June 7, 2022

CAFOD walk, Jubilee street party, painting competition

Latest news from the Diocese of East Anglia includes the CAFOD Walk Against Hunger, a Jubilee give-away for the homeless and the winners of a painting […]
June 1, 2022

Tuned-in mentor teaches the way to a prison leaver

Community Chaplaincy Norfolk (CCN) clocked up a major success when it paired its multi-talented mentor Thomas with Adie, a highly motivated prison leaver. Thomas recently moved […]
May 18, 2022

Early History of Caritas East Anglia

Early History of Caritas East Anglia Fairly soon after his installation in July 2013 as the fourth Bishop of East Anglia, Bishop Alan Hopes asked Michael […]
May 8, 2022

St Francis of Assisi school joins Walk against Hunger

Over 450 students and members of staff from St Francis of Assisi Primary School in Norwich joined a sponsored walk for CAFOD. The walkers clocked up […]
April 26, 2022

Peterborough church Food Hub provides vital support

A Food Hub at St Luke’s church in Orton Malborne, Peterborough has been giving food and much-needed support to those in food need in the local […]
April 18, 2022

Tributes paid as Jacinta leaves Caritas East Anglia

Bishop Alan Hopes has paid tribute to Jacinta Welch, the Caritas East Anglia Development Worker, after her role finished at the end of its three-year contract. […]
April 12, 2022

Suffolk pupils wellie walk to tackle food poverty

St Felix RC Primary School in Haverhill has taken part in CAFOD’s Walk Against Hunger challenge, raising money to tackle global food poverty. The school decided that the […]
March 30, 2022

Over 1,000 responses to Synodal Pathway survey

The first phase of the Synodal Pathway journey is now complete in the Diocese of East Anglia,  including over 1,000 responses via the online survey, many […]
March 24, 2022

Norwich conference hears stories of modern slavery

Karen Anstiss from Caritas Bakhita House in London was among speakers at a recent conference on modern slavery held in Norwich Anglican Cathedral. The conference was […]
March 24, 2022

CAFOD and CSAN release joint statement on Ukraine

CAFOD and the Caritas Social Action Network (CSAN) have issued a joint statement on Ukraine and begun a joint programme of action. “We stand in solidarity […]
March 19, 2022

Stella Maris webinar, Taize evening, handbell ringers

The latest diocesan news includes a webinar with Stella Maris, a Taize evening in Ipswich and an opportunity to join the Halesworth Handbell Ringers. Shipping has […]
March 11, 2022

Parishioners join Ipswich vigil for people of Ukraine

More than 600 people gathered in the centre of Ipswich on Wednesday March 9 for a vigil to show solidarity with the people of Ukraine. Ukrainian […]
March 10, 2022

Bishop supports Peterborough Ukrainian aid team

Bishop Alan Hopes offered his support and prayers for Ukrainians in Peterborough and their families in the conflict zones on Tuesday (March 8) when he visited […]