Read articles from the September/October 2016 edition of the Magazine below:
On Monday 12 August the Diocese of Norwich Ecumenical Criminal Justice Forum (ECJF) wrote and sent a signed letter to local MPs, Ministers and those involved with Prisons in UK.
Fr Christopher Wood talks about his roles as Chaplain to Norfolk Constabulary and to people bereaved by suicide.
“The great things are simple, and many can be expressed in a single word: freedom, justice, duty, mercy, hope.” Winston Churchill
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.
The headteacher of St Michael's CofE Primary Academy, Emma Scarisbrook, explains how restorative justice principles are applied in a school situation.
Joolz retired to Norfolk after working as a counsellor and development officer for Relate in Worcestershire. She was nominated for Prison Chaplaincy work by the Norfolk Quaker Area Meeting.
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.
Steve Foyster from christian bookshop 'Revelation' reviews a selection of books on the theme of justice.
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.
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.
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.
One of the criminal justice initiatives that has been around now for several years is something called Restorative Justice.
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.