Stockton North MP Talks Climate Change and Renewable Energy

Mr Cunningham spoke to pupils at St Michael’s Catholic Academy in Billingham, who were joined by children from St Michael’s, St Joseph’s Primary School in Norton and Most Holy Rosary School in Billingham.
The meeting was organised by CAFOD. The Power to Be campaign focuses on how supporting cleaner, renewable forms of energy can help people living in poverty around the world.

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Children From Eight Schools Gather For Young Leaders Event

Young people from eight Catholic schools across the Hexham and Newcastle diocese joined together for a Young Leaders event run by CAFOD aimed at improving leadership skills and teamwork.

Young Leaders

Children from eight schools were at the Young Leaders event

The schoolchildren gathered at the Diocesan Youth Village in Consett and also learned more about CAFOD’s Power to Be campaign.

The day of celebration, held on Tuesday July 4, was the third and final time the secondary school pupils met with CAFOD this year.

Pupils from Saint Benet Biscop in Bedlington, Saint Anthony’s in Sunderland, Saint Joseph’s in Hebburn, Saint Leonard’s in Durham, Saint Robert’s in Washington, Saint Mary’s in Newcastle, Saint Mary’s in Gateshead and Saint John’s in Bishop Auckland were all present.

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Come And Meet Our Overseas Visitors

Three CAFOD overseas visitors are coming to the Hexham and Newcastle diocese to share the vital work they do in some of the world’s poorest countries.

Overseas Visitors

CAFOD’s work in Niger, Nicaragua and Nigeria will be discussed

All are welcome to hear Moise Liboto Makuta, Winston Berrios and Kelechi Emeh speak of their experiences in Niger, Nicaragua and Nigeria respectively.

The evening begins at 6.30pm at St Hilda’s Diocesan Resource Centre in Newcastle and will finish around 8pm.

The trio will then head to St Peter’s Catholic College in Middlesbrough on Friday to share stories of their time with CAFOD with pupils and staff.

For more information on CAFOD’s work in Niger, Nicaragua and Nigeria, visit our website.