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International group of bishops to make annual visit to Holy Land
International group of bishops to make annual visit to Holy Land

Following on from last year's meeting with refugees in Jordan, the annual visit by the Holy Land Co-ordination (HLC2017) will begin on Saturday 14 January, the eve of the World Day of Migrants and Refugees, with a day devoted to the situation of Christian migrants and refugees present in Israel. On the Saturday morning in Jaffa, the group of European, North American and South African bishops, who since the 1990s have been making an annual visit to the Christian communities present in the Holy Land, will participate in the traditional 'Mass of the Peoples'

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UK: Faith leaders urge new sustainable development goals; climate treaty
UK: Faith leaders urge new sustainable development goals; climate treaty

Bishop Declan Lang is co-signatory of a  letter in the Times today (6 January 2015) which highlights that this year will provide a once-in-a-generation opportunity for progress on new goals for sustainable development and a new climate treaty. Sir, This year will provide a once-in-a-generation opportunity: in September world leaders decide on new goals for sustainable development and in December a new climate treaty. Global agreements matter. The millennium development goals helped to halve the proportion of people living on less than 

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Bishops send message of support to Libyan Church
Bishops send message of support to Libyan Church
As Chairman of the International Affairs Department of the Catholic Bishops' Conference of England and Wales, the Bishop of Clifton, Declan Lang, has written to the Apostolic Vicar of Tripoli, HE Mgr Martinelli to express the Conference's deep sense of Christian solidarity, concern and prayers for the peoples of the Middle East and North Africa.  In his letter, Bishop Lang writes: "As you might well imagine, Libya has been very much at the forefront of our thoughts
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Saint John's Seminary Wonersh celebrates feast day
Saint John's Seminary Wonersh celebrates feast day
Staff and students at Saint John's Seminary, Wonersh, welcomed their guests to celebrate Saint John's Day with Mass and a meal yesterday, 15 February. Archbishop Peter  Smith presided at the Mass and was joined by Archbishop Bernard Longley, Bishops Declan Lang, Tom Burns, Richard Moth, Paul Hendricks, Francis Walmsley and Howard Tripp.
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