CAFOD stories and news from the UK

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Here you’ll find CAFOD stories about our work in England and Wales, and how we work with parishes, supporters, fundraisers and schools across the UK. If you’re a journalist then our latest press releases have all our breaking news. 

Family Fast Day at Lent 2018

23 February 2018

Today is Family Fast Day! See highlights from Catholics around England and Wales who have been fasting, praying and fundrasing towards the Lent Appeal.

Patrick in his tailoring workshop

Stations of the Cross

22 February 2018

As we reflect on Jesus’ journey to the Cross, we pray for our sisters and brothers living in poverty across the world.

The Catholic women who organised the first Family Fast Day in 1960 to support CAFOD's first partner, Sister Alicia who ran the mother-and-baby clinic in Dominica.

How CAFOD began Q&A

22 February 2018

CAFOD began in 1960 when a group of Catholic women organised the first Family Fast Day to fund a mother-and-baby clinic in Dominica. Follow in the footsteps of our founders and do something to help the world's poorest this Lent Fast Day.

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