A selection of reports produced or commissioned with CSAN is available below.  Others are available on request.  If you cannot find the publication you require, please contact us.
CSAN’s statements on public policy are available by clicking here.

Community Development

Realities are Greater than Ideas: Evangelisation, Catholicism and Community Organising (pdf, 4mb) – The Centre for Theology and Community, November 2018, with support from CSAN and the Diocese of Brentwood.

Caritas Journey Programme (pdf, 0.5mb) – CSAN, 2016.  Guidance on establishing a diocesan Caritas structure.

In the Middle of Our Street‘ (pdf, 4mb), Catholic Agency for Social Concern (predecessor to CSAN), 2002.

Criminal Justice

A Place of Redemption: A Christian Approach to Punishment and Prison‘ (pdf, 2mb), Catholic Bishops’ Conference of England and Wales, 2004


Abide in Me‘: Catholic social thought and action on housing challenges in England and Wales, 2018-30 (pdf, 2mb), CSAN in collaboration with The Centre for Theology and Community, London, November 2018. To accompany the report CSAN also published a set of case studies – Actions on the housing crisis in England and Wales (pdf, 0.3mb).


Mapping of Migration, Refugee and Asylum Work in and from the Catholic Community in England and Wales, Von Hügel Institute, St Edmund’s College, Cambridge, 2008

Older People

National Mapping of Older People’s Services provided by the Catholic Community, Social Policy Research Centre, Middlesex University, 2009

The Catholic Church and Residential Care for Older People, CSAN and Terry Philpot