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Scots urged to love the poor at launch of poverty project
December 2nd, 2016 | 0 COMMENTS
Archbishop Cushley announces new initiative to help the marginalised
Archbishop Leo Cushley marked Scotland’s national day this week by launching a new project to help the nation’s poorest. Caritas Archdiocese of St Andrews & Edinburgh will promote anti-poverty initiatives like foodbanks and soup kitchens across the 113 parishes of the archdiocese. It will help parishes to both create their own projects and also import and take ownership of programmes by existing charitable bodies, such as the Society of St Vincent de Paul, the Missionaries of Charity or the St Catherine’s Mercy Centre in Edinburgh. “Scotland is a country of great peace and prosperity, beauty and bounty, and yet ours is also a land where too many go without: without opportunity, without dignity, without hope,” Archbishop Leo Cushley said on St Andrew’s Day. “Caritas Archdiocese St Andrews & Edinburgh is a tangible legacy of the Catholic Church’s Jubilee Year of Mercy, that has just concluded, as it’s our way of continuing to bring... continue reading.