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  • March 6, 2008

    A group of senior British development agencies, including Christian Aid and CAFOD, have said the humanitarian situation in Gaza is worse now than at any time since 1967 and have denounced Israel's "collective punishment" policy.

  • February 25, 2008

    Manufacturing giant Tate & Lyle's decision to switch its retail cane sugars range to Fair Trade has been welcomed by development campaigners and church aid agencies - but the need to move the social justice agenda in economics remains.

  • February 20, 2008

    With conflict rife and peace in peril, the Catholic Fund for Overseas Development (CAFOD) has called on member states of the European Union, especially France, to look re-examine their role in troubled Chad.

  • February 10, 2008

    Electronics workers in Mexico are regularly subjected to denial of labour rights and dignity by companies - practices which needed to be challenged and changed, says a new report from the Catholic Fund for Overseas Development.

  • February 4, 2008

    CAFOD and other UK-based development groups are critical of the North American Free Trade Agreement, finalised this month. It will impoverish Mexican workers, they say. Radical economic, trade and financial reform is needed.

  • October 18, 2007

    CAFOD, the Catholic Fund for Overseas Development, has won a prestigious Clarion award for its DVD-Rom Live Simply: Louder Than Words', encouraging young people to get personally involved in tackling global justice issues.

  • August 15, 2007

    The Catholic Fund for Overseas Development (CAFOD) has called for calm in East Timor amidst the violence that has escalated since Xanana Gusmao was appointed to be Prime Minister by the country’s new President Jose Ramos-Horta.

  • August 6, 2007

    The poorest people in India, Nepal and Bangladesh are the chief victims of major monsoon-driven floods across South Asia. And the situation is being made worse by lack of effective international action, local development planners are saying.

  • July 10, 2007

    The church development agency CAFOD, says that the world’s newest nation in the 21st century, East Timor, has been successful in running its first election . Now the Timorese Government must start delivering for the poor.

  • June 15, 2007

    For the first time, a woman has been appointed as head of the global Caritas Internationalis network of official Catholic relief and development agencies. She formerly worked for the UK aid agency, CAFOD.