COMECE presented its recommendation paper on “Inclusive Youth and Education Programmes”.
The cardinal known as ‘the Pope’s Robin Hood’ is defying a decree closing Rome churches due to the coronavirus pandemic, opening his own titular one for prayer and explaining: “Home should always be open to its children”.
“One of the biggest challenges” in Portugal today “is housing: rising rent and house prices”, Catholic relief, development and social service organisation Caritas has warned.
Catholic Church relief, development and social service organisation Caritas Portugal presented a study in which it expressed great concern about the obstacles that prevent the weakest sectors in society from accessing basic services such as education, medical care, employment and housing.
With the ongoing Multiannual Financial Framework (MFF) of the European Union coming to an end this year, the EU Council is under increasing pressure to finalise the budget negotiations.
A Portuguese bishop has warned of a “very serious” housing problem in the country as the Church accompanied the demolition of an ‘illegal’ settlement, Quinta da Parvoíce, in the Lisbon metropolitan city of Setúbal.
The Archbishop of Dublin has again hit out at the Irish government over “failures” in the healthcare system, for the second time in two weeks.
The cardinal of Barcelona has denounced the plight of the half-a-million people who are in a situation of home precariousness in the archdiocese, and that of the one-in-four citizens who are suffering social exclusion.