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US cut to Palestinian humanitarian support is “reckless” says Trócaire’s CEO

"This latest move is further evidence of the disregard the US administration has for the lives of vulnerable people." – Éamonn Meehan

2018.09.02.

Missionary sister wins Trócaire’s inaugural Romero International Award

Sr Bridget Tighe offers care and support to Palestinian communities in Jordan, Gaza and Jerusalem.

2018.08.20.

Jewish and Muslim leaders defend Christianity in Middle East

To end hatred, self-destruction and fratricidal conflict is the main challenge for all involved in interfaith dialogue.

2016.08.25.

Trócaire/Poetry Ireland poem winners announced

This year’s theme was ‘Forced to Flee’ which inspired a moving and thought-provoking selection of poems on the themes of displacement and seeking refuge.

2016.06.06.

CofI delegation forge links with Jerusalem diocese

One of the aims of the visit is to learn more about the impact of the Syrian crisis throughout the region and to discuss how schools and churches can link up.

2016.01.11.

Bishops to visit vulnerable Middle East Christians

Holy Land Coordination group will celebrate Mass in Bethlehem and visit the Christian community of Beit Jala which has suffered the loss of land and livelihood.

2016.01.05.

EU response to refugee crisis inadequate: Trócaire

Bishops and catholic aid agency concerned over the pace of the EU and Irish response to the plight of thousands of refugees.

2015.10.03.

Syrian Archbishop recounts desperate suffering

“At this very moment, bombs are raining down on the residential neighbourhoods of the city. There may be as many as 60 dead and 300 wounded."

2015.10.01.

Do not abandon the victims of this crisis: Pope

On Syria and Iraq Pontiff appeals, “We need to find a solution, which is never a violent one, because violence only creates new wounds”.

2015.09.18.

Pope Francis decries persecution of Christians

“I renew the hope that the international community not remain silent and inert in front of these intolerable crimes."

2015.08.08.

Linking violence to God is perverse: Tauran

Religious leaders must be at the forefront of efforts to promote peace in their societies.

2014.05.13.

More Government funds for Syria

€5.3m will help provide emergency food, water and healthcare to some of the most vulnerable Syrians.

2014.02.18.

Pope Francis confirms visit to Holy Land

Three-day trip in May will include a meeting with the Ecumenical Patriarch.

2014.01.06.

Prince expresses concern for Christians in Middle East

Christians are part of the fabric of society, often acting as bridge-builders.

2014.01.06.

Pope Francis to visit Israel next May

Papal trip will include Mass in Bethlehem.

2013.12.23.

Pope and King agree dialogue the “only option” for Syria

Church leaders oppose intervention as British Govt motion on military action defeated.

2013.08.30.
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