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Warm and clean

Margaret Duggan

by Margaret Duggan

Posted: 28 Feb 2014 @ 12:23

ST CLEMENT's, Higher Openshaw, in Manchester diocese, together with the Boaz Trust and partner churches, runs a night shelter for destitute asylum-seekers and refugees. Every night, a volunteer team collects, feeds, and accommodates a growing group of men who would otherwise sleep on the streets and resort to scavenging for food.

But the washroom facilities in the church were very basic: just a spacious lavatory anda small hand-basin. A chance conversation between a ...

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