Solidarity Funds

Bishop Laurent Birfuoré Dabiré (center) addressing journalists at the of the 4th edition of the Alfred Diban Catholic Solidarity Fund (FCSAD). Credit: CEBN

Catholic Bishops in Burkina Faso Launch Fund to Help “people, communities facing crises”

Mar 12, 2022

Catholic Bishops in Burkina Faso have, through the development and humanitarian arm of the Church in the West African nation, Caritas Burkina, launched a solidarity fund to assist people and communities facing crises.

Bishop Melchisédech Sikuli Paluku of DR Congo's Beni-Butembo Diocese.

Plans Underway in DR Congo’s Butembo-Beni Diocese to Raise Funds for Victims of Violence

Jan 8, 2021

Plans are underway for the people of God in the Catholic Diocese of Butembo-Beni in the Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC) to raise funds for victims of violence during the Sunday, January 10 Eucharistic celebration in various Parishes of the Diocese.

Church Leaders in South Africa “disgusted by revelations of looting of COVID-19 funds”

Jul 30, 2020

Church leaders in South Africa have expressed their displeasure over the “revelations of” looting of funds meant for fighting against COVID-19 in the country saying the acts are typical of “vultures and hyenas over dead bodies.”