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UN General Assembly to endorse Global Compact on Refugees today

“The lessons we have learned in the European Union during the 2015 migration crisis should serve to remind us of the need to address migration in a cooperative and comprehensive manner. ”

2018.12.17.

Hunger a serious problem in more than 50 countries, says Concern Worldwide

Globally, 124 million people are suffering from acute hunger and, in some cases, starvation – an increase from 80 million two years ago.

2018.10.13.

John Kerry wins Tipperary International Peace Award

US Secretary of State chosen for his work to try and bring about an end to conflict in many countries particularly Syria.

2016.08.04.

Paris, migrants and climate change dominated 2015

“The world urgently needs to bring peace to Syria to stop the completely unacceptable suffering of the Syrian people" - Éamonn Meehan, Executive Director, Trócaire.

2015.12.29.

Pope Francis prays for earthquake victims

Trócaire commits an initial €400k to support communities impacted by quake in Pakistan and launches emergency appeal for donations.

2015.10.28.

Trócaire responds to Afghan-Pakistan earthquake

Phone networks have been badly damaged which is hampering the communication of information about the scale of the casualties and damage.

2015.10.27.

100m Christians face discrimination & persecution

Between November 2013 and October 2014, 4,344 Christians were killed “for reasons closely linked to their faith” and 1,062 churches were attacked.

2015.08.01.

Kidnapped Jesuit is freed in Afghanistan

Indian PM Narendra Modi expresses delight at the release of Fr Alexis Prem Kumar who was kidnapped at gunpoint by suspected Taliban militants on 2 June 2014.

2015.02.24.

26 pastoral workers were killed in 2014

17 priests, one religious brother, six religious women, a seminarian and a lay person died violently or succumbed to Ebola.

2015.01.04.
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