- Dec 8, 2019
CAFOD, the Catholic international development charity in England and Wales, has joined other nongovernmental organizations in calling for prayer for the desperate humanitarian situation in Yemen.
An international conference aimed at implementing the 2015 Paris Agreement on climate change is a sign the international community is going to have a “response that is more urgent,” says one English bishop.
Catholic and international aid organizations are pressing for an end to Yemen’s worsening war, where the United Nations says one child dies every 10 minutes.
The U.S. budgetary cuts to humanitarian aid institutions helping Palestinians could lead to long-term disastrous consequences, said Catholic aid workers in the region.
Catholic organizations in England and Wales are hoping this weekend’s Adoremus National Eucharistic Pilgrimage and Congress in Liverpool will be an opportunity to show Catholics how to put their faith into action.