- May 26, 2020
LEICESTER, United Kingdom – Warning that the COVID-19 coronavirus is “a tsunami heading towards the homes of millions of poor communities,” England’s leading Catholic international aid agency has launched an appeal to help prepare vulnerable communities from the effects of the pandemic. “The potential scale of the pandemic across Africa,
As Africa struggles with the COVID-19 coronavirus pandemic, the continent’s governments will have to make hard choices: Keep servicing its debts and compromise the lives of their people or stop debt repayments to redirect resources for emergency response.
Catholic Relief Services said it is reviewing allegations that educational materials and webpages produced by partner agencies include practices that are contrary to church teaching.
Foreign companies working in mineral-rich Congo ought to contribute part of their profits to local development programs, said an official of the country’s Catholic bishops’ conference.
CAFOD – the international development agency of the Catholic Bishops’ Conference of England and Wales – has been allowing people to participate in what it calls ‘Hands On’ projects. These are short-term projects lasting just two or three years with identified and achievable goals.
The Catholic Church agency Caritas has launched a project that aims to end hunger across South Asia by 2030.