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17 July 2014 | by Clare Skelton

Two ways of giving

It is good to give money to worthy causes, but the Christian vocation requires more than that – believers are meant to give of their time, of themselves. The Caritas roadshows open a window on what is possible Pope francis reminds us that instead of simply (albeit generously) giving money to those who find themselves at the peripheries of our society, Christians are called to show particular solidarity with the most vulnerable. This loving service – or caritas – is and always has been fundamental to the Church’s social teaching. As the social-action arm of the Catholic Church in England and Wales, Caritas Social Action Network (CSAN) underpins and supports the good work already taking place in parishes by encouraging networking and collaboration whilst at the same


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