A multitude of different faith groups are teaming up across the UK to help the homeless in the run up to Christmas.
Muslim NGOs are working hand-in-hand with churches in London to distribute food and sleeping kits.
Anglicans, Catholics, Methodists, Quakers, Jews, Hindus, Muslims and Sikhs meanwhile opened up a night shelter in Leicester last week, in what is believed to be the first enterprise of its kind.
Muslims and Christians dished out hot turkey dinners and sleeping kits to around 90 homeless people at a west London church on Monday.
“It was a glimpse into how the world should be,” said Shepherds Bush’s Church of St Stephen and St Thomas vicar Dr Bob Mayo, speaking to The Independent.
“Homelessness is a desperate need in society and there is a desperate need for different faith groups to work together because secularism has pushed us apart.”
Muslim Aid, NGO the Al-Khair Foundation and non-faith based charity Streetlytes also served …
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