8 Leaders. 8 June.

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8 world leaders. 8 June.

Your chance to make history and stop 1 in 8 people going hungry.

Further details of the big IF Rally in London on Saturday 8th June are emerging:

The day starts in prayer, at 11.30am, with an Ecumenical Service at Westminster Central Methodist Hall.  All Church leaders have been invited and we can confirm that Archbishop Vincent Nichols will be there to join us in prayer, as will Bishop John Arnold of Westminster Diocese.

Following the service there will be a huge Walk of Witness to Hyde Park in readiness for the afternoon event, which will include music, speakers and IF activities led by the major charities of the IF Coalition.

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Of the 50 places on the train from Preston to London, only a few remain:

Return: depart London 19.30, arrive Preston 21.49

These trains are direct. Tickets cost £21. For the last few remaining places email IfinPreston@cafod.org.uk Reservation of seats will only be confirmed with payment.

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If you live a little further north, there are still places available on the train organised by the Lancaster Diocesan Faith & Justice Commission from Lancaster. Tickets cost £34.

Outward: dep Lancaster 07:38, arrive London 10:12

Return 17:30 London, arrive Lancaster 19:59

Again, reservation of seats will only be confirmed with payment. For these seats, please contact Maggie McSherry at lfjc@talktalk.net

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Big IFBut whether you are going to London or not, we invite you all to create a BIG IF in your communities to show your solidarity with and support of the campaign.  Perhaps you’ll know someone who is going to London on 8th June who can take it down to display?

For guidance on how to make a BIG IF just click here

And if you can’t join us in person, please join us in prayer.

CAFOD has been presented with an icon depicting the feeding of the five thousand to mark this important campaign.

This unique and beautiful icon helps us to reflect on the miracle of the feeding of the five thousand. Take a few minutes to watch and meditate as the symbolism of the icon is explored, and pray with us that we may be able to end the scandal of hunger in a world that produces enough to feed everyone.

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