- Jan 18, 2020
Peace talks between the government of the Central African Republic and 14 rebel groups, brokered by the African Union, have raised hopes that peace could return to the troubled nation, bringing a better life for the country’s over 7 million people.
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.
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.
Maj. Gen. Thomas Wessels, retired after 37 years of military service and a 43-year banking career, travels from Haiti’s slums to Colombian jungles to lead a new strategic mission: to uplift the hemisphere’s forgotten sick and poor.
The Saudi-led coalition’s assault on Hodeida, Yemen’s main port city, will have a “catastrophic impact” on the ability of relief groups to get food, medicine and other aid to vulnerable Yemeni families in urgent need of assistance, a Catholic aid agency warned.
Getting humanitarian aid to Syria is essential for saving lives and rebuilding a country that can reabsorb its citizens. But it is harder than ever to ensure the necessary funding.