Parish Responses

Update 2nd AprilAs we enter the second month of the Ukrainian war, and still our media outlets are full of the horror and suffering caused by the conflict, here is…

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Caritas Champions

Volunteers are the diocese's hidden treasure.There are thousands of individuals undertaking all sorts of roles throughout the diocese, in parishes, in schools, in various teams. Within Caritas, these special people are…

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Read more about the article How you can help
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How you can help

We need volunteersCaritas works mainly through parish based volunteers... who volunteer for projects which are already operating in their parishes, or who will volunteer for new projects as we expand…

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Future Projects

Caritas projects are always changing... because the needs that we address through our work...these needs may change over time... and sometimes over geographic location.  Sometimes the changes are small or organic…

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Alternative transport

Caritas has a role in considering transport policy in the diocese and its effect on our communities.Influencing the diocese as an institution and encouraging parishioners to think about transport choices…

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Read more about the article Climate change pledges
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Climate change pledges

Small individual changes are just as important as the larger institutional changes that we all hope for from COP26 and from our world leaders.Portsmouth Diocese is no different.So as well…

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Read more about the article Fossil fuel divestment
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Fossil fuel divestment

Institutional change in terms of energy supply, transport policy, de-carbonistaion of building stock and financial investments are all essential for Portsmouth Diocese to achieve our net zero target by 2030.…

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Read more about the article Tree planting
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Tree planting

Tree planting on the diocesan estate, as well as encouraging our parishioners to join in in their communities, is an important part of Portsmouth Diocese environmental strategy.   Trees play an…

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Read more about the article Biodiversity projects
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Biodiversity projects

We follow Pope Francis and the Catholic Church's  guidance on "Care for Creation", encouraging us all to act as stewards of creation. Caritas Portsmouth was given the brief of environment…

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