Diocese of Hallam Justice and Peace Commission invites you to our Autumn Event!

Justice as Hospitality

– being a neighbour to the oppressed and afflicted

The notion of ‘hospitality’ is a theme common to all the Abrahamic religious traditions. It offers a better way of understanding space and its ownership than the secularist idea of a ‘neutral’ space which belongs to no-one and therefore has to be fought over or defended. The many biblical images of hospitality, and the implications for contemporary Justice and Peace issues, such as asylum-seekers, refugees, immigrants, poverty and debt, are very clear. We will look at how we can deepen our understanding of hospitality so as to make our work for justice more effective.

led by Dr Michael Kirwan, S.J. 

Saturday 19th October 9.30am to 12.30pm at Blessed Trinity Parish Hall, Northfield Lane, Wickersley, Rotherham S66 0HF

All are welcome to attend. Registration and refreshments from 9am

Please book with Fr Shaun Smith, 0114 2343580 or email sacredheart479@btinternet.com

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About cafodhallam

CAFOD is an aid and development agency dedicated to improving the lives of the poorest in our world. In the UK we work to educate people about the causes of poverty, inspire them to campaign to address issues of social justice and inequality, and support them in fundraising activities. Overseas we work with local partners in 40 countries in South America, Africa and Asia to deliver long-term development projects and emergency aid. CAFOD's headquarters are in London and CAFOD Hallam is the local office for Sheffield and the surrounding area.

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