News stories about Modern Slavery from across the Diocese of East Anglia

June 12, 2024

East Anglia modern slavery initiative takes off

The new initiative to tackle Modern Slavery in East Anglia has taken off since its launch in February with volunteers now numbering around 30, reports Simon […]
June 5, 2024

Deanery Caritas festivals celebrate faith in action

Deanery Caritas festivals celebrate ways through which the Catholic community puts its faith into action. Jane Crone from the Caritas Commission reports on the latest deanery […]
February 2, 2024

New initiative to tackle modern slavery in East Anglia

A new initiative to help tackle modern slavery across the Diocese of East Anglia has been explored and volunteers to help tackle the problem are now […]
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 […]
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 […]
February 8, 2022

Norwich conference lifts the lid on modern slavery

Mark Little MBE is organising a conference in Norwich Anglican Cathedral to shed light on the scourge of modern slavery. The Queen awarded Mark an MBE […]
November 17, 2021

Stella Maris to expose slavery on fishing vessels

To mark World Fisheries Day, Stella Maris is holding an online discussion which will look at the darker side of the maritime world. Stella Maris (formerly […]
May 7, 2019

Shumona runs to help end modern slavery

Shumona Knott, a member of St John Fisher Parish in Cambourne, ran the London Marathon on Sunday April 28 to raise funds and awareness for Unseen, […]
February 22, 2019

Focus on slavery at St John’s Cathedral talk in Norwich

Modern-day slavery and the work of the Medaille Trust was the subject of an engaging talk at St John’s Cathedral in early February reports Sarah Ebelewicz. […]
February 11, 2019

Peterborough students hear of modern slavery issues

Students from St John Fisher High School in Peterborough have learnt about the massive problem of modern-day slavery from a high-powered panel of professionals including two […]
December 1, 2016

Church and Police join forces to tackle slavery in E Anglia

Catholic church leaders, senior Police force officers and ethnic chaplains have met the UK's Independent Anti-Slavery Commissioner to discuss solutions to tackling human trafficking taking place […]