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August 12, 2019
Today, on International Youth Day, Development and Peace — Caritas Canada salutes its partners’ work in Syria and Turkey to empower young people...
June 27, 2019
The popular community radio station, Vwa Peyizan Sid (VPS), based in...
June 18, 2019
Development and Peace – Caritas Canada welcomes the appointment of Jacqueline O’Neill on Wednesday, June 12, as Canada’s first Ambassador for Women, Peace and Security. 
May 27, 2019
On March 15, 2019, Cyclone Idai, one of the worst tropical cyclones on record in Africa, hit the coast of Mozambique. Barely had the stunned citizenry processed the scale of the disaster when they...
May 23, 2019
A $1-million contribution from Global Affairs Canada will enable Development and Peace – Caritas Canada to expand its support to Rohingya refugees.
May 21, 2019
10,000+ action cards calling for solidarity with forced migrants delivered to Members of Parliament.
May 17, 2019
Our members and partners around the world have been mobilizing for an independent human rights ombudsperson in solidarity with communities...
Walks - Share the Journey
May 14, 2019
Canadians took up the challenge to walk the equivalent of the Earth’s circumference and they succeeded! With many more walks on the way, how far will we go?
Nepal: Four years after the 2015 earthquakes
April 25, 2019
Four years ago, on April 25th, 2015, Nepal was struck by a massive earthquake measuring 7.9 on the Richter scale. That event was followed by several...
April 17, 2019
On April 17, the International Day of Peasant Struggles, it seems important to emphasize that the demand for social justice also means...
Holy Trinity Catholic High School, Fort McMurray, AB
April 16, 2019
A Catholic High School in Fort McMurray, Alberta, walked 20,439 km in solidarity with forced migrants. 
Share the Journey walk
April 15, 2019
This fall, we launched the Share the Journey campaign and invited Canadians to walk in solidarity with the 68.5 million forced migrants around the world.
April 11, 2019
Development and Peace – Caritas Canada adds its voice to those mourning the tragic death of Sally O’Neill, our close collaborator and Honduran consultant, kill
April 10, 2019
With deep sadness, Development and Peace-Caritas Canada received...
April 8, 2019
Montreal, April 8, 2019  – The Government of Canada failed today to appoint an independent Ombudsperson for Responsible Enterprise (CORE) with...
April 8, 2019
Lenten Weekly Reflections
Palm Sunday of the Passion of the Lord Gospel: Luke 19: 28-40 and Luke 22:14-23:56 Being an Easter people to a Palm Sunday people
Hamda, a Syrian refugee in Lebanon
April 1, 2019
Lenten Weekly Reflections
Solidarity Sunday Gospel: John 8:1-11 A realm of justice and peace
Joint Statement by the Canadian Conference of Catholic Bishops and the Canadian Catholic Organization for Devp
March 29, 2019
In anticipation for the Share Lent collection in parishes across Canada this coming Fifth Sunday of Lent, 7 April 2019, we would like to provide an update on the ongoing review of...
Cyclone Idai
March 28, 2019
Zimbabwe are in need of urgent aid after Tropical Cyclone Idai ravaged the region.
March 25, 2019
Lenten Weekly Reflections
Gospel: Luke 15:1-3, 11b-32 Peaceful dwelling places
Children in Bangladesh
March 18, 2019
Lenten Weekly Reflections
Gospel: Exodus 3:1-15 and Luke 13:1-9  God’s Holy intervention has inaugurated 263 houses in the Pope Francis Village
March 12, 2019
Montreal, February 25, 2019 – Development and Peace – Caritas Canada has inaugurated 263 houses in the Pope Francis Village...
Umuechem community
March 11, 2019
Lenten Weekly Reflections
Gospel: Luke 9:28b-36
March 7, 2019
Lenten Weekly Reflection
Gospel: Luke 4:1-13
Sharelent 2019 DEVP
March 6, 2019
Montreal, March 6, 2019 — Today, on Ash Wednesday, Development and Peace—Caritas Canada is launching its 2019 Share Lent fundraising...
March 5, 2019
Once a charred brown, the palm lined hills that surround the colonial town of Cavaillon, have, two years after Hurricane Matthew, regained their...
February 22, 2019
For almost two weeks now, the Haitian people have been in the streets of Port-au-Prince, expressing their anger at the government, which they accuse of being corrupt and of, among other things,...
Creating a culture of encounter at World Youth Day 2019
February 7, 2019
On Wednesday January 23rd, Development and Peace – Caritas Canada helped Caritas Internationalis provide World Youth Day pilgrims with a true experience of the Culture of Encounter in Panama City.
February 4, 2019
Development and Peace – Caritas Canada has sent a letter to Prime Minister Trudeau to express its concern over the poverty and insecurity...
February 1, 2019
On Monday, January 21, violence broke out in Malen, in the Pujehun district of southern Sierra Leone, an area affected by a large-scale land investment initiative the local population has been...
promote and integrate migrants and refugees
January 14, 2019
Two landmark treaties have been passed to respond to the increasing number of migrants around the world. The Global Compact on Refugees and the...
The negative benefits of mining for women in Sierra Leone
January 9, 2019
Sierra Leone is a resource-rich country with significant deposits of iron ore, diamonds, bauxite, rutile and gold. The mineral resources are contributing about 24% to the country's GDP...