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Extraordinary peace gesture by Pope in plea to Sudanese political rivals

"I am asking you as a brother to stay in peace. I am asking you with my heart, let us go forward."

2019.04.13.

Highlighting the plight of human trafficking victims is an essential Christian duty, says Pope

Pope addresses the topic of slavery on the feast day of St Josephine Bakhita, patron saint of human trafficking victims.

2019.02.09.

Peace in South Sudan would be “the greatest gift”, says bishop heading relief effort

“The food they have in these camps is not enough. Some of them get only one meal a day.” – Auxiliary Bishop Daniel Adwok Kur of Khartoum

2018.06.25.

Pope prays for Peace on Easter Sunday

We Christians believe and know that Christ’s resurrection is the true hope of the world, the hope that does not disappoint.

2018.04.02.

Pray especially for Peace this Sunday

Pope Francis invites us all to ask ourselves 'What can I do for peace?'

2018.02.25.

Nationwide appeal for aid to help East African famine victims

Trócaire workers are responding to this humanitarian crisis with dedication, courage and selflessness.

2017.07.07.

Prayer is our first response to vocations crisis, Pope tells Die Zeit

One of the things I pray for every day is a sense of humour! – Pope Francis.

2017.03.13.

Honour St Patrick by welcoming migrants and feeding the hungry, says bishops’ message

The plight of Patrick, himself a migrant, has been faced by many Irish people who have struggled to live and integrate into new cultures.

2017.03.10.

US bishops “deeply troubled” by Trump’s new executive order

“We believe that by helping to resettle the most vulnerable, we are living out our Christian faith and ‘welcoming the stranger’ as Jesus has challenged us to do.”

2017.03.08.

Trócaire nominated to share $1m human rights prize

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.

2016.04.15.

100m Christians face discrimination & persecution

Between November 2013 and October 2014, 4,344 Christians were killed “for reasons closely linked to their faith” and 1,062 churches were attacked.

2015.08.01.

Conflict and climate change ‘out-pacing poverty reduction’ warns Trócaire

Last year public donated €23 million to programmes which benefited 2.4 million people in 24 countries according to annual report.

2015.07.23.

Pope prays for Syria and Kenya in Urbi et Orbi

"May the international community not stand by before the immense humanitarian tragedy unfolding in these countries."

2015.04.06.

Pope meets persecuted Sudanese Christian

Pontiff thanks Meriam Yahia Ibrahim Ishag for “her steadfast witness of faith."

2014.07.25.

Sudanese Christian sentenced to death is freed

Appeal court reviewing the case of Meriam Ibrahim quashes original verdict.

2014.06.24.

Sudan: Meriam Yahia Ibrahim gives birth in prison

Mother facing death sentence for being a Christian.

2014.05.29.

Sudanese Christian threatened with death sentence

Pregnant mother refuses to renounce faith despite ultimatum.

2014.05.17.

Day of prayer for trafficking victims on feast of St Bakhita

Human trafficking now ranks as the second most profitable worldwide criminal enterprise after the illegal arms trade.

2014.02.05.
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