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Office for Migration and Policy

The current priorities of the Office for Migration and Policy are laid out in four main categories: the pastoral challenges, the policy challenges, the UK Border Agency's Points Based System and promoting major events for migrant communities. 

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Human Trafficking

The Santa Marta Group, endorsed by Pope Francis in 2014, is the Catholic Church’s response to human trafficking. It is an alliance of international police ch... Read more

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Migration Publication

Mission of the Church to Migrants is a 2008 statement celebrating migrants' cultural and spiritual patrimony and the ways in which they enrich Catholic paris...Read more

Celebration

Migrants' Mass

The Migrants' Mass has become an annual event and a feature of the Catholic Church's calendar. It's a Mass celebrated to recognise the contribution of Migran...Read more

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Community Sponsorship Scheme

The Community Sponsorship Scheme offers a way for local groups - including parish groups - to assist refugees fleeing war and violence to integrate safely into our local communities.  Read more