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Voices of Change: The CAFOD Podcast

Voices of Change is a captivating podcast series that showcases the inspiring stories of dedicated local experts, resilient community members, and the lovely individuals involved in CAFOD's impactful work around the world.

Join us as we celebrate the voices that inspire hope and positive change.

Episode 5: Lucy Esipila, Regional Coordinator of Caritas Africa on COP28, climate change issues facing Africa

Delve into an impactful conversation featuring Lucy Esipila, Caritas Africa's first female Regional Coordinator. Lucy shares profound insights into Africa's pressing climate change issues, reflecting on progress since COP27 and priorities for COP28.

Episode 4: Gareth Rowe, Research Fellow on Pope Francis' Laudate Deum, follow up to Laudato Si' ahead of COP28

Dive deep into the profound teachings of Pope Francis, the influential messages of Laudate Deum, the follow-up to Laudato Si', and their resonance as we approach COP28. Join Gareth Rowe, a research fellow with CAFOD and Durham University, as he shares enlightening insights in this thought-provoking conversation.

Episode 3: Father Vitaliy Novak, CEO of Depaul Ukraine

A special episode exploring Father Vitaliy's unwavering commitment to addressing humanitarian challenges amid Ukraine's enduring conflict with Russia and the remarkable impact of Depaul Ukraine's efforts in the region.

Episode 2: Mary Madziva, Retreat Development and Outreach Coordinator at YMT and Trustee of Catholic Student Network

Delve into the world of youth ministry and its potential for positive change. Mary shared her journey, experiences at World Youth Day in Lisbon, and insights into the Flame conference at Wembley, highlighting the power of youth voices in shaping the Catholic Church and society.

Episode 1: Bernard Balibuno, Country Director of CAFOD in the Democratic Republic of Congo

The interview sheds light on the struggles and resilience of the people of DRC, who have faced conflict, displacement, and natural disasters. Bernard calls for support, prayers, and advocacy to address the challenges faced by the vulnerable communities in the country.