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Sep 12, 2018, 10:57 ET No one should be forced to flee their home

New Development and Peace – Caritas Canada campaign asks Canadians to Share the Journey of forced migrants MONTREAL, Sept. 12, 2018 /CNW Telbec/ - Development and Peace – Caritas Canada is launching...


Aug 23, 2018, 09:00 ET Rohingya refugees: one year later, the crisis continues

MONTREAL, Aug. 23, 2018 /CNW Telbec/ - One year since the start of a mass exodus of Rohingya people fleeing violence and persecution in Burma (also known as Myanmar), there are now nearly one million ...


Feb 14, 2018, 10:10 ET Development and Peace - Caritas Canada launches its new fundraising campaign Together for Peace

MONTREAL, Feb. 14, 2018 /CNW Telbec/ - Development and Peace - Caritas Canada is launching today on Ash Wednesday, its annual Lenten fundraising campaign known as Share Lent. The Together for Peace...


Jan 17, 2018, 13:08 ET After ten years of mobilizing, Development and Peace - Caritas Canada celebrates the creation of an ombudsperson for mining and other sectors

MONTREAL, Jan. 17, 2018 /CNW Telbec/ - Development and Peace – Caritas Canada welcomes today's announcement by the Canadian government to create a human rights ombudsperson to oversee Canadian...


Nov 02, 2017, 08:30 ET Development and Peace - Caritas Canada launches an emergency call to help Rohingya refugees

MONTREAL, Nov. 2, 2017 /CNW Telbec/ - Development and Peace - Caritas Canada is launching an emergency appeal to help Rohingya communities who have been forced to flee Myanmar and seek refuge in...


Sep 06, 2017, 11:46 ET New Development and Peace-Caritas Canada campaign asks whether the Government of Canada is serious about its commitment to women and peace

MONTREAL, Sept. 6, 2017 /CNW Telbec/ - Development and Peace-Caritas Canada's new campaign May Peace be With Her highlights how women are our best hope for establishing peace in the world today, and...


Jul 17, 2017, 15:42 ET Thanks to Development and Peace - Caritas Canada donors, $3.8 million to be put towards relief efforts in Africa and Yemen

MONTREAL, July 17, 2017 /CNW Telbec/ - Development and Peace – Caritas Canada would like to express its profound gratitude to Canadians across the country for their rapid and generous response to the ...


Jun 07, 2017, 12:01 ET Development and Peace, the official international development organization of the Catholic Church in Canada, joins the interfaith appeal from Canada's Faith communities in response to the famine

MONTREAL, June 7, 2017 /CNW Telbec/ - Development and Peace – Caritas Canada is pleased to join the Canadian Conference of Catholic Bishops (CCCB) and the signatories of the interfaith appeal from...


Mar 01, 2017, 15:14 ET "Women at the Heart of Change": Development and Peace - Caritas Canada Launches its 50th Annual Fundraising Campaign

MONTREAL, March 1, 2017 /CNW Telbec/ - As part of its 50th Share Lent campaign, Development and Peace has chosen Women at the Heart of Change to underscore the important contribution that women make...


Aug 08, 2016, 15:33 ET Development and Peace: a proud partner of the 2016 World Social Forum

MONTREAL, Aug. 8, 2016 /CNW Telbec/ - Development and Peace is proud to be an official partner of the 2016 World Social Forum (WSF), which is being held in Montreal from August 9th to 14th. This...


Mar 11, 2016, 14:10 ET Five years of crisis in Syria: Development and Peace wants Canadian government to take greater action for peace in Syria

MONTREAL, March 11, 2016 /CNW Telbec/ - On the eve of the fifth anniversary of the start of the war in Syria, Development and Peace is launching a national advocacy campaign that is calling on the...


Feb 10, 2016, 06:45 ET Development and Peace launches its annual Share Lent fundraising campaign

MONTREAL, Feb. 10, 2016 /CNW Telbec/ - The Canadian Catholic Organization for Development and Peace is today, Ash Wednesday, launching its annual Lenten fundraising campaign Share Lent. This campaign ...


Jan 07, 2016, 15:59 ET Development and Peace welcomes extension of matching fund for Syria

MONTREAL, Jan. 7, 2016 /CNW Telbec/ - Development and Peace welcomes the announcement by the Honourable Marie-Claude Bibeau, Minister of International Development and La Francophonie, to extend the...


Nov 28, 2015, 09:00 ET Citizens calling for action on climate change

Thousands mobilize to send messages to Prime Minister, but number not released by PM office MONTREAL, Nov. 28, 2015 /CNW Telbec/ -The Canadian Catholic Organization for Development and Peace has...


Sep 17, 2015, 12:00 ET The Catholic Church launches appeal in response to refugee crisis

Funds to be matched by Canadian government MONTREAL, Sept. 17, 2015 /CNW Telbec/ - The Catholic Church in Canada is mobilizing to respond to the growing refugee crisis that is currently affecting...


Sep 03, 2015, 09:00 ET It's time to Create a Climate of Change! - Development and Peace launches new campaign as part of World Day of Prayer for Care of Creation

MONTREAL, Aug. 27, 2015 /CNW Telbec/ - The Canadian Catholic Organization for Development and Peace is launching a new campaign called "Create a Climate of Change" on September 1st, which is World...


Aug 27, 2015, 14:54 ET It's time to Create a Climate of Change! - Development and Peace launches new campaign as part of World Day of Prayer for Care of Creation

MONTREAL, Aug. 27, 2015 /CNW Telbec/ - The Canadian Catholic Organization for Development and Peace is launching a new campaign called "Create a Climate of Change" on September 1st, which is World...


Jun 16, 2015, 15:53 ET Development and Peace welcomes Pope Francis' new encyclical on ecology

MONTREAL, June 16, 2015 /CNW Telbec/ - Development and Peace welcomes this week's release of Pope Francis' encyclical Laudato Si, which will be focused on the environment and care for creation. To be ...


Jun 11, 2015, 12:33 ET Development and Peace increases aid for Syrians

MONTREAL, June 11, 2015 /CNW Telbec/ - Development and Peace is increasing its aid to those affected by the crisis in Syria, both within the country and in countries that have taken in refugees. The...


Oct 15, 2014, 12:55 ET New survey reveals Canadians believe Canada should do more to fight world hunger

MONTREAL, Oct. 15, 2014 /CNW Telbec/ - To mark World Food Day, on October 16th, a new survey will be released that reveals that the majority of Canadians are concerned about world hunger and are...


Sep 18, 2014, 10:35 ET Development and Peace launches new campaign Sow Much Love!

MONTREAL, Sept. 18, 2014 /CNW Telbec/ - DEVELOPMENT AND PEACE has launched a new campaign to raise awareness on the crucial role of small family farmers in the Global South in feeding the world, and...


Mar 05, 2014, 07:00 ET New Development and Peace campaign calls for end to world hunger

MONTREAL, March 5, 2014 /CNW Telbec/ - Today marks the launch of DEVELOPMENT AND PEACE's annual Share Lent campaign, which this year is raising awareness about the injustice of world hunger. Under...


Mar 03, 2014, 10:03 ET Media invitation - Development and Peace invites you to the National Launch of the 2014 Share Lent Campaign

One Human Family, Food for All Wednesday, March 5th 10:30 a.m. Diocese of Hamilton 700 King St., Hamilton MONTREAL, March 3, 2014 /CNW Telbec/ - DEVELOPMENT AND PEACE will be officially launching its ...


Jan 17, 2014, 10:14 ET DEVELOPMENT AND PEACE raises $10.3 million for relief and reconstruction in the Philippines

MONTREAL, Jan. 17, 2014 /CNW Telbec/ - DEVELOPMENT AND PEACE has raised over $10 million to provide humanitarian aid to communities in the Philippines that were impacted by super Typhoon Haiyan,...


Nov 11, 2013, 13:21 ET Development and Peace responding to growing needs in the Philippines caused by Typhoon Haiyan

MONTREAL, Nov. 11, 2013 /CNW Telbec/ - The Philippines was struck by the worst disaster in its history on Friday, when super Typhoon Haiyan (known locally as Yolanda) ripped through the country. It...