Category - Catholic Fund for Overseas Development

  • November 25, 2012

    African Catholic Church leaders who met in Kinshasa recently say escalating violence in the east of DR Congo is causing a major humanitarian tragedy.

  • November 21, 2012

    As rebels occupy the Congolese town of Goma, the Catholic aid agency CAFOD has pledged £100,000 to support people fleeing to safety from the conflict.

  • November 15, 2012

    Launched on 10 November 2012, CAFOD's year-long 'Hungry for Change' campaign will use key moments, such as the UK’s hosting of the G8 in May 2013, to highlight the issues at stake in the struggle against hunger call for further support. But what are those issues?

  • November 15, 2012

    The Catholic aid agency CAFOD has launched a new food campaign to hundreds of supporters at Westminster Cathedral in London.

  • November 14, 2012

    A new report by the ABCColombia aid consortium shows why British companies risk "reputational damage" as part of the Colombia mining boom.

  • June 30, 2012

    Several global faith-based organizations have expressed disappointment with the UN Conference on Sustainable Development (Rio+20).

  • June 19, 2012

    I have just reread an article I wrote for Ekklesia from last year’s G20 in Cannes, and while I sit here in the evening sun in Los Cabos with world leaders just a few miles away tucking into their Summit working dinner, I feel angry.

  • June 19, 2012

    Los Cabos is hot and rammed full of federal police and offshore gunships and the military atop armoured vehicles. Late last night, when the US President touched down in the local airport, the town was awash with sirens and helicopters and outriders.

  • April 16, 2012

    Since 2000, 55 journalists in Mexico have been killed. Most of them brutally shot or tortured for doing their job. Maria Elizabeth Macia Castro from the city of Nuevo Laredo wrote online under the pseudonym ‘The Girl from Laredo’, reporting the activities of criminal groups in her area. She used Twitter to push the information she uncovered to a wider audience.

  • March 23, 2012