Churches ‘busier than ever’ providing Christmas meals
Christmas meals were provided all through Christmas by central London Catholic Churches.
Meals and homeless services have been “busier than ever” according to Fr Dominic Robinson, parish priest of Farm Street and chair of Westminster diocese Justice and Peace Commission.
Farm Street and St Patrick’s in Soho provided food from their premises, alongside St James in Piccadilly. The Sant’ Egidio Community fed hundreds in Central London on Christmas Day and Boxing Day. “There seem to be more and more new homeless” reported Fr Dominic “and after 1 January, with ‘no recourse to public funds’ the number of people facing destitution and starvation will get worse.”
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[Above excerpt courtesy of The Tablet, written by Ellen Teague]