Newsletter Archive

2018 Newsletters

EditionArticles include: 
October 2018-Report from the Caritas Leeds Day of Reflection on 06 Oct
-Grace Hosting: A LASSN (Leeds Asylum Seekers Network) Project
-World War1: Remembrance is not enough- Catholics in WW1
-Food for Thought - A way of getting groups to find out about Palestine today
September 2018-New Diocesan Financial Support for the Commission
-A Spirituality of Justice
-Family Poverty Programme Update
-Remembrance is not Enough
July 2018-Family Poverty-Holiday Hunger
-Adoremus Parallel Programme
-Updates about Live Simply
-Refugee Action updates
-Kindertransport anniversary campaign
-Caritas Leeds Day of Reflection
-WW1-Remembrance is not Enough
June 2018-Adoremus Parallel Programme
-J&P Family Poverty Project
-Commission Plans
-Season of Creation
-Local Shopping
-The Bible, Justice & the Palestine-Israel Conflict
May 2018-Share the Journey campaign
-The Crisis in Criminal Justice
-The future of Work
-Speak up for Climate Change
April 2018-Oscar Romero: Modern Prophet
-Take action on Syria
-Carmelite Day of Reflection
-CAFOD in action in Nicaragua & El Salvador
March 2018-Is Austerity Over?
-Faith in Action Awards
-Making a visible and personal commitment to peace
-Opportunities for action on refugees
February 2018-Family Poverty: From Awareness to Action
-Good Shepherd Mytholmroyd & Live Simply
-Leeds Diocesan Refugee Support Group one year on
-Newman parish & WYDAN Night Shelter scheme
-Pope Francis in Amazonia
January 2018-Creating a Buzz in Leeds - Live Simply in Our Lady of Kirkstall parish
-UK Family Poverty: End Hunger campaign
-Update from the Diocesan Refugee Support Group
-Reflection: Eucharistic lessons from El Salvador

2017 Newsletters

EditionArticles Include 
December 2017-Leeds Peacejam Conference report
-35 Years of the Christian Peace Education Fund in Yorkshire
-The Scandal of family poverty
-The 'Faith & Peace' project at Bradford Peace Museum
November 2017-New rep for the Medaille Trust
-Diocesan Refugee Support Group concerns about NHS Charging
-Reducing the carbon footprint of the Leeds Diocese
-Intergenerational conversations on faith & Justice
October 2017-A Carmelite approach to Justice
-Tackling UK Poverty
-Nonviolence Works!-presentation by Marie Dennis & Maria Stephan
-Support for Nuclear Weapons Ban Treaty
September 2017-Climate Change & the Season of Creation
-Is the UK a leader in Development Aid?
-Reflection about the Charlottesville Shootings
-Leeds Caritas Launch
July 2017-Reflections from Lucy Irven, the Diocesan Refugee Action Support worker
-Can we reduce the carbon footprint of the Leeds Diocese?
-We must 'keep on keeping on' about nuclear weapons
-Sainsbury's actions a threat to Fairtrade?
-The role of young people in the 2017 General Election
June 2017-Week of Action on Climate Change
-Report on Live Simply Workshop at St Benedict's Garforth
-Austerity is still with us
-the witness of Oscar Romero and the Nonviolence Initiative of the Catholic Church
May 2017-Commission Plans for the Year Ahead
-Christians and the General Election
April 2017-'Vivir Bien'-working with communities in Bolivia
-Foodbanks and the General Election
-Icon of Peace completes its diocesan 'tour'
-New Leeds CAFOD Campaigns co-ordinator volunteer
March 2017-Nonviolence & the witness of Oscar Romero
-Refugee Action Worker update
-'Progress' of the Icon of Peace in the Leeds Diocese
-New resources for Housing Justice
February 2017-"Towards a Listening Church" conference write up
-The Girl Effect in global development
-The nonviolence of the Gospel
January 2017-Refugee Action Update
-Don't halt development aid
-CAFOD's Bolivia Programme Manager

2016 Newsletters

EditionArticles Include 
December 2016The Pope's Peace Sunday Message
Icon of Peace 'Diocesan Tour'
Refugee Action Group Update
Housing Justice
November 2016Lampedusa Cross blessed by Bishop
Garforth Parish 'Greenest in Leeds' award
Working Families poverty
Stanbrook Abbey - eco abbey for 21st century redefinition of mission by Benedictine nuns
October 2016Update on St Monica's Housing
Malhamdale City of Sanctuary Hosting Weekend
An evening about Rerum Novarum with Lyn Smith
J&P Day of Reflection write up
September 2016Leeds Diocese Switch to use Green Energy
Lampedusa Cross presented to Bishop Marcus
Palestinian Children Under Threat
July 2016Remembering the Somme and Lessons for Today
A Tumultuous month in UK politics
Climate Change - Speak Up campaign
June 2016EU Referendum & Catholic Social Teaching Lecture
Pax Christi AGM in Leeds Report
Queens of Syria article
May 2016Refugee Crisis - the work of WYDAN
Inn Churches in Bradford
'Laudato Si' one year on
April 2016Subversive peacemakers: War resistance in Story and Song
Extracts from 2016 Romero Lecture
WYDAN Nightshelter in Garforth
Launch of Zero Carbon Yorkshire
'Silent Voices' Exhibition tour of Leeds Diocese
March 2016CAFOD re-organisation
Las Casas Conference: 'A poor church for the poor?' report
Skipton refugee hosting weekend
Commission mtg in Bradford
Palestine & the Wall event
February 2016Trident Renewal-the Catholic Church and nuclear weapons,
Food banks-one year on from the J&P conference about it,
Climate change and community energy generation schemes
January 2016Climate Change - Accounts by people attending the Paris Conference.
Paris Conference-Game Change or Fudge
Working ecumenically on social justice issues

2015 Newsletters

EditionArticles Include: 
December 2015Open Commission Meeting in Skipton- write up
Peace Sunday and Peace-making in the Year of Mercy
Famine in Ethiopia again
Climate Change 'Drop In' at Halifax Minster
Romero Trust 2016 Pilgrimage to El Salvador
November 2015-Climate Change Conference write up
Refugee crisis
Palestine event
The Paris attacks
Brussels update
October 2015Palestine Conference write up
Refugee Crisis & Leeds diocese
September 2015'Gaza One Year on' by John Battle
Friends of Sabeel in Yorkshire
Refugee Crisis story from Turkey
Laudato Si: Fresh Challenges, Fresh Methodologies by Dr.Ann Marie Mealey of Leeds Trinity University
July 2015'Live Simply with the Earth?' by John Battle
Report on Leeds Citizens Founding Assembly
Report on the NJPN National Conference: "The Things that make for Peace"
'The Welfare Cuts Budget' - a detailed analysis by John Battle
June 2015Report on the Climate Change Mass lobby of Parliament
The Ecumenical Accompaniment Programme in Palestine & Israel
May 2015Climate Change Mass lobby of Parliament
Immigrants- Are 'All welcome'?
Palestine: God has Broken Down the Dividing Walls
Beatification of Oscar Romero (by Steve Atherton of Liverpool J&P)
April 2015General Election Briefing
Climate Change actions
New beginnings in Bradford-First Martyrs parish
March 2015Full report of our conference: "Food Banks: Charity or Injustice?"