- Feb 21, 2020
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.
A new report on sexual abuse committed by staff of international aid agencies could provide a blueprint for the Church in dealing with sexual abuse.
Britain’s International Development Secretary urged Catholic Church leaders to change Church teaching on birth control during a meeting at the Vatican last week.
Malteser International Americas, the 65-year-old humanitarian relief agency of the Order of Malta, and the U.S. Agency for International Development have signed an agreement that will help the Catholic organization expand its reach.