May 15, 2020
Five years on from its publication – writes CAFOD’s Head of Theology, Linda Jones – Pope Francis’ groundbreaking encyclical still challenges us to think again, to think differently, and to renew our commitment to bring about positive change.
Continue reading “Shaping the future of our planet through Laudato Si’”
May 11, 2020
Abigail McMillan, a parish volunteer at St Mary’s Parish in Harborne, explains what global solidarity means to her during the coronavirus pandemic.
Continue reading “How I’m showing solidarity during the coronavirus pandemic”
May 7, 2020
Thousands of people across the UK have been taking part in fun and imaginative ‘2.6 challenges’ to raise vital funds for charities doing invaluable work while the country has been in lockdown.
CAFOD’s incredible community of supporters across England and Wales are making our global response to coronavirus possible.
Continue reading “Home heroes provide vital funds for CAFOD’s Coronavirus Appeal”
April 29, 2020
Kayode Akintola is CAFOD’s country representative in Sierra Leone and Liberia. He tells us how volunteers fought on the front line in the Ebola crisis and how these countries are preparing for Covid-19.
Continue reading “The crucial role of local experts fighting Covid-19”
April 28, 2020
It can sometimes be difficult to feel like we are connecting with the outside world – our common home – while we are literally locked down in our houses. Elouise Hobbs, CAFOD’s Regional News Officer, shares some tips on how to connect to our common home while in isolation.
Continue reading “How to appreciate our common home during lockdown”
April 23, 2020
How are you spending your booked annual leave this spring or summer? Coronavirus (Covid-19) is impacting everyone’s plans – work has been postponed, schools closed, flights cancelled, and everyone is advised to stay at home. Rather than cancelling her annual leave, Barbara Forbes spent a week in silent retreat.
Continue reading “7 tips for taking a silent retreat at home”
April 16, 2020
CAFOD volunteer Serga Collett, from St Laurence’s church in Cambridge, explains how you can get your parish online throughout the coronavirus lockdown.
Continue reading “Helping your congregation get online during lockdown”
April 8, 2020
Nana Anto-Awuakye recalls her visit to Sierra Leone in 2015 at the peak of the Ebola outbreak and reports on the work that CAFOD has begun with local experts in the country now to fight coronavirus.
Continue reading “Covid-19: “We refuse to be overwhelmed by the odds stacked against us””
April 3, 2020
In this unusual time of the coronavirus pandemic, Linda Jones from our Theology team reflects on the signs of hope that can be found this Holy Week and Easter.
Continue reading “Easter: Signs of hope in a time of crisis”
March 23, 2020
Francis Stewart is a member of CAFOD’s Theology team. He reflects on celebrating Lent in the time of coronavirus, and what he’s learning about life’s priorities, how we worship, and the limits to our control.
Continue reading “What I’m learning during Lent from the coronavirus outbreak”