Globally, 124 million people are suffering from acute hunger and, in some cases, starvation – an increase from 80 million two years ago.
In 2009 Fr Patrick Devine SMA founded the Shalom Centre for Conflict Resolution and Reconciliation. It has now trained over 9,600 community leaders and village elders as peacemakers.
If Syeda Ghulam Fatima is named Aurora Prize Laureate, Trócaire will share the award with the Human Rights Commission of Pakistan & the Bonded Labour Liberation Front.
“We have a responsibility to pass on the beauty of nature in its integrity to future generations, and an obligation to exercise a just stewardship of the gifts we have received."
“Here before the door of this Jubilee of Mercy, let us ask that the world discover the ability to weep for its crimes, for what the world does with war.”