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Be effective “guardians of God’s creation” urges Bishop Arnold

Chairman of CAFOD, the Catholic Church’s aid and development agency in Britain, issues statement for World Day of Prayer for the Care of Creation.

2019.09.01.

English and Welsh bishops renew their commitment to sustainable living

“This contract demonstrates that it is becoming easier than ever before to cut carbon emissions from our public and private sector buildings.”

2019.08.18.

Batty scheme raises thousands for Catholic overseas aid projects

“I love that they are making a difference on so many levels – here and in the developing world.”

2019.08.17.

Columbans urge youth to tackle climate change through media

Students aged 15 to 18 are invited to write an article or make a video report on the topic: ‘The Challenge of Climate Change’.

2018.12.11.

Éamonn Meehan of Trócaire elected President of CIDSE

“With inequality increasing, climate change rapidly advancing and war and displacement destroying the lives of millions, the call to challenge global structural injustices is even more urgent today than when CIDSE was founded.”

2017.01.31.

X Factor presenter backs London Irish appeal

Christmas means friends and family, presents and looking forward to a great New Year. But, for many vulnerable Irish people in London, it means loneliness, a long hard winter and, with ongoing welfare cuts, a grim time in 2017 – Seán Kennedy, London Irish Centre.

2016.12.15.

World Humanitarian Day marked globally today

Humanitarian personnel in South Sudan operate against a backdrop of protracted conflict, chronic poverty, economic crisis, severe food shortages and weakened infrastructure.

2016.08.19.

CAFOD urges ceasefire to ease desperate situation in Syria

“Humanitarian access to vulnerable people is absolutely vital, there must be safe, unrestricted passage of aid to all parts of Syria.”

2016.08.11.

Don’t forget Brazil’s indigenous people: CAFOD

“The Rio Olympic Games are a huge missed opportunity to improve the lives of the poorest in Rio. They are also a missed opportunity to invest in the protection of human rights across the country.”

2016.08.10.

Fifth anniversary of South Sudan marred by violence

"There is a risk of genocide in South Sudan. Write it in large letters, so that someone from the international community intervenes before it is too late," is appeal from local Church.

2016.07.12.

Irish charities already feeling effects of Brexit

“With the adverse effect on trade, people’s income and ability to donate could be negatively impacted, which raises concerns for fundraisers.”

2016.07.08.

Trócaire thanks public for donating over €1m to Nepal

Trócaire and CAFOD reached 300,000 people with vital aid such as food, blankets, tarpaulins, cooking utensils, beds, solar lamps and gas stoves.

2016.04.30.

Pope expresses concern at growing culture of waste

"Any harm done to the environment, therefore, is harm done to humanity" Pontiff warns at UN General Assembly in New York.

2015.09.26.

CAFOD calls for urgent reconstruction in Gaza

Not a single destroyed house has been rebuilt and at least 100,000 people remain displaced.

2015.08.27.

Trócaire staff withdrawn from South Sudan district

Hasty evacuation of three local staff from Melut to Juba following heavy fighting.

2015.06.01.

Nichols warns Cameron of challenges ahead

Results “cannot disguise a deeply divided nation, one which has rarely been more fragile and is heading into a precarious future.”

2015.05.11.

CAFOD mourns Irish nun Sr Maura O’Donohue

"Dedicated and doggedly persistent, she was an example of God-centred religious life."

2015.05.08.

Concern mounts for kidnapped Nigerian girls

Mood tense as frustration increases over inaction.

2014.05.08.

Church leaders appeal for peace in South Sudan

People have been catapulted into dire suffering, unable to return to their homes, and now in urgent need of food, clean water and shelter.

2014.04.24.

Millionth Syrian crosses border into Lebanon

Sheer number of refugees is having a devastating impact.

2014.04.08.

Volunteer Mission Movement tribute at House of Lords

VMM's contribution to international development highlighted.

2013.11.06.
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