Conflicts and Disasters

Bonn: world takes small steps on climate change

Bonn: world takes small steps on climate change

“We all stood in solidarity and cooperation with each other,” says Julianne Hickey, Director of Caritas Aotearoa New Zealand, from the Climate Conference in Bonn, speaking of the united front between Catholic aid agencies at the event. Read the Caritas final communiqué  Nine Caritas members from Europe, Africa and Oceania have brought the voices of ...

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Keeping watch in Kasai in Congo

Keeping watch in Kasai in Congo

A brutal conflict emerged in Kasai in the Democratic Republic of Congo between tribal militias and the government armed forces in August 2016 following the killing of a traditional chief. Over 3000 deaths have been recorded by Catholic Church parishes. Hundreds have been mutilated and raped. Villages have been sacked and burned and homes, churches, ...

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