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CAFOD response to G8 statement on Syria
CAFOD welcomes the UK government’s commitment to more than double its current humanitarian aid to Syria.
G8 takes significant steps forward on transparency and tax as Lough Erne summit ends
As world leaders boarded planes for home, this year’s G8 summit in Northern Ireland, hosted by the UK, has placed transparency and tax firmly on the global agenda.
10 days of action on hunger: what's been achieved?
It’s been 10 incredible days of action on hunger. Thousands of you have come together as part of the Enough Food For Everyone…If campaign. As a result world leaders have listened and acted. Here are some of the wins so far, which you helped make happen.
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“Protected, paid well and pleasurable”: decent work for domestic workers
Round table to mark International Domestic Workers day “For thousands of years until recently, domestic work was a form of slavery. In some parts of the world it still is,” said Armando Montemarano from the Italian domestic workers trade Union, … Continue reading
Caritas’ bright future following Pope Francis to Brazil
World Youth Day 23rd-28th July By Michelle Hough, communications officer for Caritas Internationalis Read in Spanish. Pope Francis now has more people following him on twitter in Spanish than he has in English (well over a cool 2.5 million followers … Continue reading
El futuro brillante de Caritas sigue al Papa Francisco a Brasil
Jornada Mundial de la Juventud, 23-28 de julio Por Michelle Hough, comunicadora, Caritas Internationalis Leer en inglés El Papa Francisco tiene ahora más seguidores en español que en inglés en Twitter (más de 2,5 millones de seguidores en cada uno … Continue reading
iamcaritas: Caritas appeals for help in famine-hit Somalia - Caritas Internationalis http://t.co/Qiqlqq1W
iamcaritas: Diseases like cancer and diabetes a major challenge for people in the developing world, says Caritas http://t.co/mZN9J0bD