- Sep 18, 2020
Ireland’s leading Catholic development aid agency is urging the Irish and UK governments to help the developing world rebuild their societies and economies in a “just and sustainable way.”
Catholic aid agencies in Britain have reacted with alarm and disappointment over Prime Minister Boris Johnson’s announcement that he will merge the Department for International Development (DFID) is to merge with the Foreign Office.
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.