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May 5, 2017
May 4, 2017, Victoria, British Colombia—Development and Peace—Caritas Canada was delighted to announce the receipt of a $4 million...
World Day 2017
April 28, 2017
This Saturday, April 22, 2017, we celebrated International Mother Earth Day, also known as Earth Day. Dedicated to education, consciousness...
Let’s Demystify Agroecology
April 17, 2017
On this International Day of Peasant Struggles, Development and Peace – Caritas Canada is proud to launch its new thematic analysis “Let’s Demystify Agroecology”
April 12, 2017
While Bishop Raymond Poisson, of Joliette and Hélène Tremblay-Boyko, Vice-President Development and Peace National Council were on mission in Lebanon and Syria in February, they met several inspiring...
April 5, 2017
Diocese of Montreal
Eucharistic celebration followed by a fraternal encounter with a light snack took place on March 18, 2017, to mark 50 years of Development and Peace’s presence in the Diocese of Montreal.
April 3, 2017
Last summer, Development and Peace – Caritas Canada participated in the government-led consultations on renewing Canada's international aid policy.
March 31, 2017
On the eve of Solidarity Sunday, I would like to convey my most sincere thanks to our members and our staff who traveled to parishes across Canada since the beginning of Lent Season to bring a...
March 30, 2017
Next Sunday, April 2 (the fifth Sunday of Lent), parishioners across Canada will be celebrating Solidarity Sunday. This day is part of Development and Peace – Caritas Canada’s annual Share Lent...
Populorum Progressio
March 26, 2017
Development and Peace – Caritas Canada is proud to launch the first in a series of 10 videos that chronicles our organization’s 50-year journey on the anniversary of Pope Paul VI’s influential...
Humanitarian Crisis - Africa 2017
March 23, 2017
Development and Peace – Caritas Canada is profoundly concerned about the famine in South Sudan, and the humanitarian crises in Somalia, Yemen, and Nigeria. The situation is also very troubling in...
March 17, 2017
Although Mother Nature was not really on our side on this cold Saturday of March 11th, those who were willing to brave the raging Siberian weather to make it out to our urban sugar shack held near...
March 17, 2017
“Everything is connected” was the central theme of two events organized as part of the celebrations of the Jubilee Year, held at the Centre St-Pierre in Montreal: a public forum on Thursday, March...
March 15, 2017
On March 15, 2017, a day that sadly marks the sixth anniversary of the outbreak of the war in Syria, we wish to acknowledge the outstanding work...
new thematic analysis “Women at the Heart of Change”
March 9, 2017
Over the last 50 years, women have been essential actors for change at Development and Peace—Caritas Canada, both in the Global South as well as in our movement here in Canada. Even though women face...
sixth anniversary of the Syrian conflict approaches
March 3, 2017
Friday, March 3, Montreal, Quebec—As the sixth anniversary of the Syrian conflict approaches, Development and Peace—Caritas Canada is pleased to...
Share Lent 2017 -  Women at the Heart of Change
February 28, 2017
Montreal, February 28, 2017—As part of its 50th Share Lent campaign, Development and Peace has chosen to underscore the important...
Together we can save our common home
February 27, 2017
For almost 50 years, Development and Peace has been striving for global justice and dignity for all. By addressing the root causes of injustice and poverty, we have been working to build a fair and...
Do you know where your pension fund money is being invested
February 7, 2017
For years, Canadians have been taking advantage of the month of February to review their investments before tax season starts. But have you ever wondered if you have “responsible” investments?
Development and Peace stands in solidarity with refugees
February 6, 2017
As an organization working for social justice and peace for the last 50 years, Development and Peace-Caritas Canada denounces the Executive Order from President Donald Trump which suspends the US...
February 2, 2017
I wasn’t able to attend the beautiful celebration on January 21st where the quilt patch of the diocese of Saint-Jean Longueuil was unveiled, so I asked my fundraising colleague, François Gschwind, to...
Development and Peace expresses profound condolences to Muslim community
February 2, 2017
It is with compassion that we at Development and Peace – Caritas Canada add our prayers to the many sentiments of love and peace being expressed for the families of the victims in the Quebec...
Development and Peace - Caritas Canada on solidarity mission to the Middle East
February 1, 2017
In response to an invitation from Catholic Bishops in the Middle East, a Canadian delegation composed of Catholic Bishops and representatives...
January 30, 2017
“It is with humility and honour that I accept today the leadership of Development and Peace,” said Serge Langlois, newly named executive director of Development and Peace.
Syrians harsh winter conditions
January 27, 2017
Since the siege in East Aleppo ended last month, the cold weather has taken a severe toll on the estimated 50,000 Syrians remaining in East Aleppo, who sought refuge in temporary shelters or severely...
Creating space for disabled women in Indonesia
January 25, 2017
The Indonesian Women’s Coalition for Justice and Democracy (KPI), supported by Development and Peace, is working to improve conditions for all women in Indonesian society, including women with...
New coalition to strengthen relations with Indigenous peoples
January 23, 2017
Development and Peace—Caritas is proud to become part of a new coalition, composed of six catholic organizations, whose goal is to foster relations with Indigenous Peoples.