Category - cafod

  • 11 Jan 2013

    This week marks the third anniversary of the appalling earthquake in Haiti. I have written about this for the Catholic Herald and Ekklesia (, and have witnessed myself the struggle to rebuild and recover.

  • 11 Jan 2013

    It is three years since the devastating Haiti earthquake. Pascale Palmer from the Catholic Agency for Overseas Development looks at the task of rebuilding supported by CAFOD and others, and the immense challenges faced by the people of the country. She also draws attention to a campaign for changes in the global food system that could help prevent food insecurity in countries like Haiti.

  • 4 Dec 2012

    A major typhoon hit Mindanao Island in the Philippines last night, and emergency teams went into action, reports Catholic aid agency CAFOD.

  • 25 Nov 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.

  • 21 Nov 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.

  • 15 Nov 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?

  • 15 Nov 2012

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

  • 14 Nov 2012

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

  • 30 Jun 2012

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

  • 19 Jun 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.