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Vatican praise for Scottish charity work

Vatican praise for Scottish charity work

An Innovative project working with some of Scotland’s poorest people has been praised in the Vatican—and it is now seeking to replicate its unique model.

Margo Uprichard runs The Space in Govanhill, a Daughters of Charity programme that works with the Roma Community in Glasgow. Earlier this month she addressed a special conference at the Vatican about her work.

The British Ambassador to the Vatican, Sally Axworthy, said Mrs Uprichard spoke brilliantly. “She was informative, moving and inspiring,” she said. “Many of the participants were surprised that there were Roma in the UK, and very interested to hear about how The Space raises aspirations.”

 

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