Sunday, 15 January was the World Day of Migrants and Refugees. Almost three quarters of people who come to the Cardinal Hume Centre for support were born overseas.
The Cardinal Hume Centre has stressed the need not only to confront the current homelessness crisis but to tackle it from its roots.
Just three weeks ago we had our annual staff and volunteer conference. We had chosen the theme of hope.
The biggest-ever CEO Sleepout London event took place last night (Monday, 31 October) at Lord’s Cricket Ground with around 200 CEOs, business and community leaders, MPs and Peers sleeping outside in a bid to raise more than £180,000 to help end homelessness.
Thirty years may seem a mere blip in the great scheme of things but thinking about the number of people who have come through our doors over those years, it’s time beyond measure.
On Monday, 12 September, a cricket-mad priest from the Vatican got the chance to kiss the holy ground at Lord’s where he’ll be sleeping out overnight to support people facing homelessness.
The Cardinal Hume Centre’s Chief Executive, Cathy Corcoran, gave oral evidence to the Work and Pensions Select Committee for the inquiry ‘The Future of JobCentre Plus’ this week.
“Sadly the word ‘refugee’ has become a dirty word in many places today.” So said Lord Alf Dubs at a breakfast briefing hosted by the Cardinal Hume Centre this week.
During National Volunteers’ Week, one of the Centre’s volunteers, Ross, will become a priest of the Diocese of Portsmouth. Here Ross shares why he decided to volunteer with the Centre as part of his training to become a priest and what it was like to work with young people wanting to turn their lives around. As part of our formation […]
Last Wednesday Grosvenor Britain & Ireland (Grosvenor) held a gala dinner raising £90,000 for charity partner, the Cardinal Hume Centre.
St. James Theatre and Cardinal Hume Centre are delighted to announce that an incredible £18,667.66 has been raised during the sell-out five week run of The Pianist of Willesden Lane, which ran at the St. James Theatre from 20 January – 27 February 2016.
ESOL students from the Cardinal Hume Centre were recently chosen to work with three academics from the Institute of Commonwealth Studies at the School of Advanced Study on a special project.
Do you want to improve your computer skills? From how to use a computer and create an email account to learning how to use a spreadsheet to help you budget, and even how to search for jobs online, the Centre has workshops to help. Be Online Week 2016 runs from 15-28 February.
Cardinal Vincent Nichols (Patron of the Centre) and Archbishop Peter Smith, President and Vice President of the Catholic Bishops’ Conference of England and Wales, have issued a joint statement on the refugee crisis.