National media briefing: Only Connect, Cafod, Stonewall and Shelter

Charities in today's national news

National media briefing
National media briefing

The Duke and Duchess of Cambridge have visited Only Connect in London to learn how the charity supports ex-offenders and young people at risk of offending, before watching a dance performance at a nearby project venue.

See The Daily Telegraph for full story

Cafod, the Catholic overseas aid agency, is considering ending its banking arrangements with the Co-operative Bank over concerns about its "financial stability and ethical basis".

See The Daily Telegraph for full story

The word "gay" is still being used as an insult in the majority of schools, according to research carried out by Stonewall.

See BBC News for full story 

The homelessness charity Shelter has received 175,000 inquiries in the past 12 months, up 10 per cent from the previous year.

See The Independent for full story

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