While “Virtual viewing” of Mass online no longer fulfils the Sunday Obligation, say the Bishops, it may, however, be a source of continual spiritual comfort to those who cannot attend Mass in person, for example those who are elderly and sick, for whom the obligation does not apply.
The annual Mass celebrates the valuable contributions made by so many migrants to the life and economy of London and the surrounding counties - and is a sign of solidarity with refugees and asylum seekers.
SVP National President Helen O’Shea says the organisation has been working with a coalition of groups to influence MPs and peers on the Bill and will continue to fight for justice and the rights of refugees and people seeking asylum.
Could you sleep outside in freezing temperatures with just a sleeping bag and a cardboard box to lie on? These young people did just that to raise awareness of the plight of rough sleepers and funds for the charities which support them.