- Aug 6, 2020
Three dozen faith-based organizations, including Catholic Relief Services, have asked Congress to immediately fund efforts to respond to the coronavirus pandemic around the world.
In addition to spiritual loss, the Easter coronavirus lockdown meant another Irish tradition was missed: The return of the Trócaire box after Lent.
CAFOD and other humanitarian agencies warn that Yemen’s health care system, already ravaged by five years of civil war, is collapsing, while its people risk famine as the Arabian Peninsula’s poorest country struggles with the coronavirus pandemic.
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.
U.S.-based aid groups are devoting extra resources to refugees and migrant people globally who are vulnerable to the new coronavirus.
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.