His work “leaves a real, positive, and enduring legacy for millions of people across the globe” – President Higgins.
Syrian peace delegation visits Ireland as UN says it is “extremely concerned” about the estimated 275,000 civilians trapped in “horrific conditions” in Aleppo.
“Humanitarian access to vulnerable people is absolutely vital, there must be safe, unrestricted passage of aid to all parts of Syria.”
Joint declaration pleads on behalf of world's persecuted Christians especially in the Middle East where families, villages and cities are being exterminated.
IMF's Catastrophe Containment and Relief Trust denied to Nepal because earthquake did not cause enough total economic damage to the country.
But agency warns that deal must lead to improved humanitarian access, as five million people are "in urgent need of aid".
People have been catapulted into dire suffering, unable to return to their homes, and now in urgent need of food, clean water and shelter.
Talks will seek greater protection for Christians and to bring about a unified government.
Special Mass for victims of Typhoon Haiyan in the Philippines and the war in Syria.
8.4m people in urgent need of humanitarian aid according to Trócaire.