- Feb 27, 2020
England’s leading Catholic development charity says the UK must “put its own house in order” before hosting a major United Nations conference on climate change.
An order by the United Nations top court for Myanmar to prevent genocide against its minority Rohingya population “sends a clear message,” according to England’s chief Catholic humanitarian agency.
UK Prime Minister Boris Johnson’s pledge to end all support for coal-fired power plants overseas has been welcomed by CAFOD, England’s Catholic development aid agency.
For millions of people in the southern African nations of Zimbabwe and Zambia, the next few months will be critical.
Catholic campaigners voiced frustration over a lack of progress at U.N. climate talks in Spain, but vowed to step up demands for firmer international action.
An indigenous leader has won what is often called the “Alternative Nobel Prize” for environmentalism, a move one Catholic aid agency said “comes at a crucial moment” for indigenous people in the Amazon.