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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 please visit our media centre.

Happy Christmas!

Everyone here at CAFOD would like to wish you all a blessed and happy Christmas. Thank you for all the support and prayers you gave throughout the year.


Pope Francis' World Day of Peace message

Pope Francis, in his message for the World Day of Peace on 1 January 2023, reflects that conflict in Ukraine and elsewhere, following on from the coronavirus pandemic, has increased insecurity for the most vulnerable.


Pope Francis calls for peace in South Sudan

Pope Francis is visiting the Democratic Republic of the Congo and South Sudan from 31 January to 5 February to meet with people who have been forced to flee their homes to escape violence, to pray for peace and an end to division.