- Jan 25, 2021
British Catholic international development agencies said they welcomed a report this week saying the international aid industry is failing to tackle abuse by members of staff.
Subcommittees at the U.S. Conference of Catholic Bishops have approved more than $6 million for pastoral projects in Africa and Central and Eastern Europe.
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 head of Caritas Somalia is calling on the international community not to forget the Horn of Africa country as other crises divert the world’s attention.
Catholic international aid charities have pledged zero-tolerance for sexual exploitation by their employees as a sex abuse scandal affecting one of Britain’s largest charities is now latching onto U.N. aid agencies.
Catholic aid groups have expressed concerns over President Donald Trump’s budget request, which while it grants several pro-life measures takes funds away from other important sectors such as international aid, the State Department and several welfare programs.