- Apr 16, 2021
England’s leading Catholic international develop agency has condemned UK Prime Minister Boris Johnson’s statement opposing an investigation into alleged war crimes by Israel and Palestinian actors in the occupied Palestinian territories.
As the COVID-19 pandemic causes a health and economic crisis in countries around the world, a new report says governments should see the Catholic Church as a partner in delivering aid and promoting other humanitarian projects.
An English bishop is calling on the UK government to offer more humanitarian assistance to those affected by the ongoing conflict in Ethiopia’s Tigray region, as well as intensify its efforts at brokering a peace.
Later this year, world leaders, NGOs, climate will converge on Glasgow for the United Nations COP26 climate summit.
There is “fear and anxiety” ahead of elections in Uganda, as President Yoweri Museveni – who has ruled the country since 1986 – seeks a sixth term in office.
Catholic organizations across the UK have condemned a decision to cut the overseas aid budget by nearly a third.
Pope Francis’s new social encyclical offers a vision for the world of dignity for every person around the world and promotes a call to “build a new culture of fraternity and dialogue,” said the president of the Australian Catholic Bishops’ Conference.
As the world reels from the COVID-19 pandemic, the poorest nations are suffering another problem: Crippling debt that has become nearly impossible to pay after the economic downturn caused by the coronavirus crisis.