For the first time, Development and Peace spent more than half its international budget for humanitarian aid in the Middle East, according to its annual report.

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Farmers, not corporations, must come first in the effort to promote ecological justice, a youth forum sponsored by Development and Peace Canada was told.

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The global economy is picking up steam, but higher global growth numbers aren’t changing the outlook at Canada’s Catholic development agency.

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The Sisters of St. Ann have donated $4 million to support the development arm of the Canadian Catholic Church.

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OTTAWA – While much of the world’s attention is on Syrian refugees, there is also a great need to help rebuild the lives of those who chose to remain in the war-ravaged country, says a Syrian refugee who manages centres funded by the Canadian Catholic Organization for Development and Peace.

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A $28.5 million vote of confidence from the federal government will help the Canadian Catholic Organization for Development and Peace deliver aid to refugees and war-affected Syrians, Iraqis and others over the next three years.

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Toronto Development and Peace members celebrated a half-century of solidarity at a Mass in St. Michael’s Cathedral with Cardinal Thomas Collins March 4.

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The next $8 million Development and Peace raises will be in the name of women.

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OTTAWA – Canadian organizations concerned about climate justice are preparing to resist any “Trump effect” on the environment.

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In the wake of the devastating 2010 earthquake in Haiti, diabetes activist Serge Langlois was trying to get life-saving insulin, syringes and other medications into the Caribbean nation.

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OTTAWA – The United Nations Climate Change Conference in Marrakech failed to address the needs of small farmers, said a representative from the Canadian Catholic Organization for Development and Peace.

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A day after Typhoon Haima moved out to sea, the Caritas network in the Philippines is swinging into action.

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With eight dead and towns and villages once again covered in debris, Filipinos are turning to their Church for help as they dig out after Super Typhoon Haima smashed into the northern Philippines Oct. 19 with sustained winds of 225 kilometres per hour and gusts of 315.

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With clean-up begun and some estimates putting Haiti’s death toll as high as 1,000, the Canadian Catholic Organization for Development and Peace has launched a major fundraising campaign in the wake of Hurricane Matthew.

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WASHINGTON – Haitian first responders and nongovernmental aid workers were assessing the damage from Hurricane Matthew even as they scrambled to deliver food, water and shelter materials to communities isolated by washed-out bridges and blocked roads.

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