November 2, 2021
All Souls Day calls us to remember our loved ones with purpose. CAFOD’s Ben Payne reflects on the life of his grandad and the Rosary given to him by his auntie, then a Dominican nun in South Africa.
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June 8, 2021
Over 50 schools have already taken action on the climate crisis as part of CAFOD’s Eyes of the world campaign letting world leaders know that tackling climate change is essential.
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May 21, 2021
This Laudato Si’ week, Francis Stewart from our Theology team reflects on the importance of water in our lives, and the need to find shared solutions to common problems.
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May 13, 2021
This year has been challenging for everyone. Again and again we have seen children and young people rise to the challenge. They have continued to look out for our global neighbours by joining our national assemblies, taking part in Walk for Water and writing messages to human rights defenders.
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December 18, 2020
CAFOD’s Director, Christine Allen, looks back on a year that has challenged us all. Thanks to the overwhelming and humbling support shown by the Catholic community, remarkable achievements have been made in the face of the coronavirus pandemic.
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August 18, 2020
One thing is for sure: we’ll each remember the spring and summer of 2020. But in a way we could not have imagined, writes CAFOD’s Helen Moseley, it has also given us a glimpse of a more hopeful future.
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July 6, 2020
Dominic Aunger, a long-time CAFOD campaigner and committed climate advocate, attended a virtual lobby for the climate and environment at the end of June. Here he tells us about this new experience.
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May 20, 2020
Francis Stewart from CAFOD’s Theology team reflects on our interconnectedness in light of the coronavirus pandemic, his experiences in Myanmar, and the fifth anniversary of Pope Francis’ encyclical Laudato Si’.
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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.
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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.
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