“Widespread evidence shows that today, Christians constitute the most widely persecuted religion.”
Parishes raised €63,625 to help the victims of last April and May’s devastating earthquakes which killed over 9,000 people and left countless others homeless.
“The world urgently needs to bring peace to Syria to stop the completely unacceptable suffering of the Syrian people" - Éamonn Meehan, Executive Director, Trócaire.
Phone networks have been badly damaged which is hampering the communication of information about the scale of the casualties and damage.
IMF's Catastrophe Containment and Relief Trust denied to Nepal because earthquake did not cause enough total economic damage to the country.
"They had just started to feel safe going back indoors at night when quake hit on Tuesday."
Bishop Paul Simick saw houses “falling like a pack of cards” and people “running in all directions to save their lives”.
Emergency appeal launched: Trócaire requests public's support to help it deliver aid to those in dire need in following massive earthquake.
Irish aid agency GOAL has dispatched an emergency response team to assist in relief efforts as Nepal comes to terms with at least 1,300 deaths.