Caritas urged governments, local leaders and donors to act in Africa’s central Sahel, which is facing one of the world’s fastest-growing crises.
Caritas believes that 11 percent of the world's population lives in hunger is an issue that must be addressed with strong political will and commitment.
Caritas aids communities in Zambia as they cope with the impact of droughts and help them build resilience against future climate crises.
Catholic organisations and movements came together with the Church and the Amazonian peoples to pray, reflect and prepare for an integral ecology -one that represents the web of life interconnecting human beings, nature and God.
Without the leadership of Europe and other industrialised countries, strategies to mitigate climate change will not be successful.
A major independent survey of Caritas groups around the world points to the best way to end hunger – help small farmers, especially as they try to adapt to the changing climate.
Cardinal Turkson spoke about some of the most far-reaching changes facing the world today, looking at trends in climate change and its huge effect on human development, especially the poor who suffer the most from the consequences of climate change.