May 22, 2020
Friday 22 May is International Day for Biological Diversity. From his garden in London, CAFOD’s Ben Payne considers the wonders of our natural environment and the struggles of indigenous peoples around the world to protect our common home.
Continue reading “Finding happiness through biodiversity”
February 5, 2020
The Pacific Islands are made up of thousands of small islands, each with their own unique cultures. For many of us, the Pacific Islands symbolise paradise. But for communities in the Pacific, the shores of the climate crisis creep ever closer.
Continue reading “Generations Unite with the Pacific Islands”
January 29, 2020
The Amazon region is huge and critical to our planet’s health. Yet 20 per cent of its forest has already been destroyed.
As the climate crisis affects Amazonian people’s lives in increasing ways, indigenous community leaders such as Delio, 29, are responding to the urgency of the situation.
Continue reading “Generations Unite with the Amazon”
January 23, 2020
CAFOD Climate Champion Emma Gallagher says going vegan for a month is a great start, but we need to take the longer view
Continue reading “The solution to the climate crisis isn’t just Veganuary”
January 22, 2020
Alicia is a CAFOD Climate Champion. She is participating in Veganuary to explore how she can reduce the impact of her food consumption on the planet.
Be part of the change: Sign up to be a Climate Champion
Continue reading “What’s going vegan got to do with climate change?”
January 15, 2020
Libby is a Campaigns Officer at CAFOD. In 2019 she journeyed to the South Pacific to hear how Indigenous people are feeling the worst effects of the climate crisis – despite contributing so little to it.
Continue reading “The climate crisis: a reality affecting everyday lives”
December 30, 2019
Christmas Day is behind us and 2020 is arriving at last. As the New Year approaches and we look ahead to COP26 in Glasgow – the UN’s climate summit for world leaders – it’s a crucial year in the fight for our world and its poorest communities.
Grace Cowley, CAFOD’s Community Fundraising Manager, explains how you can start the year with people and planet in mind.
Continue reading “Get 2020 off to a green start”
December 2, 2019
Leila is 24 and lives with her nan in east London. She’s passionate about campaigning and she loves her faith. This election, she wants young voters to tell the people seeking power who you are and what you stand for.
Continue reading “Election 2019: Young people have a voice and the power to make a change”
November 15, 2019
Visiting Lebanon as part of a CAFOD initiative, student Joshua Nichol, 21, explains how he experienced warmth, welcome, strength and the Kingdom of God.
Continue reading “Reflections on a Lebanese journey ”
November 4, 2019
We asked three Catholics to share their views on faith, politics and campaigning. Here’s what they said.
Continue reading “Should Catholics get involved in politics?”