July 1, 2020
Father Melo is the Director of CAFOD’s longstanding Church partner ERIC-Radio Progreso in Honduras, which works on communications and research focusing on migration, integral ecology and defending human rights. As ERIC celebrates its 40th anniversary, Father Melo talks about the current situation in Honduras, the impact of coronavirus, his ideas for an alternative development, the organisation’s achievements and their hopes for the next 10 years.
Continue reading “Towards a world after coronavirus in Honduras”
June 30, 2020
After her summer pilgrimage was cancelled, CAFOD volunteer Bernadette Goddard decided to complete the 480-mile journey around her local area. She hopes that this ambitious challenge will raise £480 – £1 for every mile walked.
Continue reading “Walking the Camino de Santiago during lockdown”
June 26, 2020
Francis Stewart from our Theology team reflects on how we can learn from Saints Peter and Paul, especially as we look to rebuild our world after coronavirus.
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June 25, 2020
The best fun is so often the fun you make yourself. Take inspiration from our fun ideas for recreating the events you’ll miss this summer, brought to you by Grace Cowley from our Supporter Fundraising Team.
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June 19, 2020
During World Refugee Week, Yasmin Kayali, co-founder of charity Basmeh and Zeitooneh (B&Z) and CAFOD partner, explains the challenges the coronavirus pandemic has brought to refugee communities and how she is working alongside these communities to help them better prepare for the future.
Continue reading “How I’m working alongside Syrian refugees in Lebanon to help them build a better future ”
June 12, 2020
At Corpus Christi, Catherine Gorman from CAFOD’s Theology team reflects on how our faith commits us to one another as part of the body of Christ.
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June 10, 2020
George Floyd was laid to rest this week and the world rightly continues to speak out as one against racism. Sam Aidoo, a member of CAFOD’s campaigns team, gives a personal reflection on injustice, racism and how her faith motivates her work.
Continue reading “On the matter of black lives”
June 3, 2020
Thomas Kimaru is a CAFOD volunteer in Southwark. This Volunteers’ Week, he describes how he was first inspired to volunteer by his parish priest in Kenya, and why he thinks it’s important to stay in touch during lockdown.
Continue reading “‘Volunteering helps me feel more connected – even in lockdown’”
May 27, 2020
Sister Laurentia Johns OSB, from Stanbrook Abbey, reflects on the lessons she has learned as an enclosed nun which might be helpful for many of us as we continue to stay at home during the coronavirus pandemic.
Continue reading “Staying at home: a Benedictine perspective”
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”