On one level, this is an international issue affecting millions that requires an international response at the highest levels. However, on another level it is a human tragedy that provokes sympathy and a desire to act from people near and far. Like many other communities, the Diocese of London is working out how it is best placed to help.
Capital Mass calls on clergy to house refugees and migrants who are destitute and without opportunities whilst their immigration or asylum case to be resolved.
The Lampedusa Cross is exhibited at St Paul’s Cathedral with displays for refugee week.