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Housing crisis: C of E report suggests law change to recognise social benefit

Report by C of E Housing Commission proposes change to charity law so that Churches can use land for social as well as economic benefit.

01 March 2021

Homeless Jesus will be international focus for World Day of the Poor

A sculpture of Jesus, depicted as a homeless person on a bench, is to be a focal point for events marking the World Day of the Poor.

07 November 2019

Young Canadian Lutherans and Anglicans in “eye-opening” homelessness simulation

The national Canadian Lutheran Anglican Youth (Clay) event last month helped bring home the realities of homelessness for participants.

07 September 2018

Mosque steps in to feed homeless as fire forces continued closure of Exeter Cathedral

A weekly soup-kitchen run by Exeter Cathedral will switch to another location this week, because the building remain closed following a serious fire.

01 November 2016

Canadian church split over its care of the homeless

A drop-in centre’s criticism of its former host church has sparked controversy, concern and debate among Anglicans in Montreal.

08 June 2016

Innovative homeless shelter and affordable housing complex breaks ground

Construction work is underway on an innovative new homeless project in New York which combines a 200-bed shelter providing crisis space for the homeless with 135 units of low-income housing, helping street-homeless people make the move from shelter to long-term home.

03 November 2015

Business leader sleepout at Dublin's Christ Church Cathedral targets homelessness

CEOs to swap executive chairs for sleeping bags in solidarity with those who have no place to call home

06 July 2015

Homeless Jesus sculpture unveiled at Dublin's Christ Church Cathedral

Work of art a reminder of the relentlessness of homelessness, says Archbishop Jackson


12 May 2015

Pilgrimage looks at Anglican responses to homelessness

The word “pilgrimage” often conjures up images of holy places in ancient lands, of quiet prayer and inward reflection. But for a group of Anglicans and Lutherans in Toronto

26 November 2014

Dean of Christ Church Cathedral to Sleep Rough for Focus Ireland Campaign

Dean of Christ Church Cathedral to ‘sleep rough’ on October 17th  to ‘Shine a Light’ on homelessness in Ireland 

09 October 2014