The African Development Bank (ADB) Group aims to support sustainable economic development and social progress in its regional member countries, all of which helps to reduce poverty.
Women disproportionately impacted by climate change and human rights abuses
“This year, Trócaire’s Lenten campaign will help support women around the world who are struggling to protect their families from intimidation, violence, hunger and drought" - Trócaire CEO, Caoimhe de Barra.
Clogher Diocese to discuss how to sustain living parishes into the future
Meetings to be held across Clogher’s seven Pastoral Areas during Lent which will inform future planning at parish, pastoral area and diocesan level.
Bishop warns that every community is now badly affected by drug addiction
“There is also increasingly the threat of violence towards the family as gangs threaten the relatives of addicts to pay their debts.”
L'Arche Ireland "greatly saddened and shocked" by Vanier revelations
Internal inquiry finds that Jean Vanier, who founded L'Arche, had "manipulative and emotionally abusive" sexual relationships with six women in France between 1970 and 2005.
New Wicklow pastoral centre to help pass on message of Christ to next generation
“The Church must reach out to new generations, to a new culture. It must be in touch with the new anguishes and challenges of people. It must reach out to those who are marginalised and abused,” said Archbishop Diarmuid Martin.
More than 1,000 pilgrims have completed the Bray Celtic Camino
"It appears to be the most popular Camino route in Ireland – we are getting people travelling from England and the United States to complete it," says Joe Maguire
Blessed John Sullivan - a model of an ecumenical saint
"Catholics must learn from the faith and the expressions of faith and holiness in other Churches," says Archbishop Diarmuid Martin of Dublin.
Former Archbishop of Canterbury promotes Jubilee principle
Lord Williams of Oystermouth says Churches should give a lead in promoting a fast from flying, from long distance travel or from buying new clothes.
Irish Hospice Foundation to host workshop on loss and bereavement
Every year roughly 400 people take part in the workshops.
Christians are “all marked men and women”, Nigerian bishop warns
Are we in a war? Yes. But what would Christ have us do? The only way He has pointed out to us is the non-violent way. It is the road less travelled, but it is the only way, said Bishop Matthew Kukah.
Viatores Christi will celebrate six decades of lay mission and development
The mission of Viatores Christi is to work in solidarity with partner organisations to improve the lives of local people by improving access to basic services.