Following their Summer General Meeting, the Irish Catholic Bishops thanked the public for its continued generosity to Trócaire which works in support of people affected by poverty, conflict and injustice worldwide.

Bishops noted that Trócaire’s support brought positive change to the lives of 2.7 million people in 25 countries over the course of the last challenging year. The Lenten campaign is essential to enabling Trócaire carry out this work and, in expressing their gratitude, bishops noted that Covid-19, combined with the threats of climate change and conflict, have put many more millions of lives at risk of extreme poverty.

All individuals are encouraged to make their Lenten return either through their parishes, or by donating by post, phone or online at trocaire.org/donations/now/.

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