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Lord have mercy
“The great things are simple, and many can be expressed in a single word: freedom, justice, duty, mercy, hope.” Winston Churchill
A view from inside prison
Mark Humphries is a life-sentenced prisoner on recall in one of our local prisons. A student with the Open University, he regularly comments on prison matters and here shares his views on the prison system.
Restorative Justice - how we lay the foundations...
The headteacher of St Michael's CofE Primary Academy, Emma Scarisbrook, explains how restorative justice principles are applied in a school situation.
Addressing homelessness among ex-offenders
Two charities in Norwich are addressing the very real problem of homelessness among ex-offenders. They both recognise that what makes the difference is a home and strong, healthy relationships.
Prisons Week 2016 at Norwich Cathedral
Prisons Week, 9-16 October 2016, raises awareness and generates prayer. It motivates volunteers to step forward and give their time and gifts, in prisons and in communities.
Book Reviews: Justice
Steve Foyster from christian bookshop 'Revelation' reviews a selection of books on the theme of justice.
Get involved in criminal justice ministry
Volunteering in the criminal justice system is a way of making a difference to the lives of some of the most marginalised people in this country, as well as making communities safer.
Resources: Criminal Justice
Use the following links and information to learn more, pray effectively and consider getting involved through supporting some of these organisations through prayer, volunteering and financial gifts.
Act justly; love mercy. Rethinking prisons: A Christian Response
In this feature article, Catherine De Souza urges that, as Christians, we need to engage with the criminal justice system and respond to those caught up in it.
Hope and restorative justice
One of the criminal justice initiatives that has been around now for several years is something called Restorative Justice.
"I was in prison and you visited me"
Martin Graham, former Chief Executive of Norfolk & Suffolk Probation Trust and of the Norfolk & Suffolk Community Rehabilitation Company, reflects on the role of probation officers.
Changing lives and communities together
Biddy Collyer takes a look at the past work of the Church Urban Fund in the diocese and its future empowering support of the mission strategy.
A prayer for reconciliation after the EU Referendum
The Church of England have released a prayer and a Litany of reconciliation after the EU Referendum
Church of England sponsors play highlighting plight of refugees
A play highlighting the plight of a refugee in the Calais ‘Jungle’ is heading to the Edinburgh Festival Fringe this summer, sponsored by the Church of England.
Church of England expands support network on money and debt
The Church of England is embarking on an ambitious programme to grow a nationwide network of support for people to help them take action on money and debt.
Working together with Church Urban Fund on social action
A new report has found that more churches than ever before are working with Church Urban Fund (CUF) to develop or launch social action projects from cookery courses for people at risk of food poverty to running networks of winter night shelters.
Supporting local Farmers - The Farming Community Network
Peter Riley, Fundraising and Publicity Officer for the Farming Community Network (FCN) describes how the charity helps those in need from all faiths or none in a supportive, non-judgemental manner.
Christians Against Poverty - Proclaiming Good News to the poor
The Revd James Nash speaks about how the Church in the Woottons, is working in partnership with King’s Lynn Baptist Church, King’s Lynn Evangelical Church and CAP to establish a Debt Centre in King’s Lynn.
New Easter Passion film highlights battle against drug addiction
The Church of England has today released a film marking Easter 2016. The new film features individuals who have struggled with drug addiction, crime and homelessness on their journey to faith.
New Pack Helps Churches to Address Domestic Abuse
One in four women in the UK experience domestic abuse. Christian charity Restored, aims to help end domestic abuse by working with churches and Christian organisations.
Introducing the Big Church Switch
The Big Church Switch, which launched this week calls on churches and individual Christians of all denominations to switch their energy supply from fossil fuels to renewable energy.
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