On Sat 27 October 2018, this theological event aims to: Honour Christian work for justice for refugees and migrants; Raise our eyes beyond crisis responses; Seek guidance in the sources of our faith; and Ask ourselves what we can do better, what more we can do and what we should do next. It intends to […]
Christian Aid is a Christian organisation that insists the world can and must be swiftly changed to one where everyone can live a full life, free from poverty.
Working globally for profound change that eradicates the causes of poverty, striving to achieve equality, dignity and freedom for all, regardless of faith or nationality. They are part of a wider movement for social justice.
Christian Aid provides urgent, practical and effective assistance where need is great, tackling the effects of poverty as well as its root causes.
Christian Aid’s work is founded on Christian faith, inspired by hope and acts to change an unjust world through charity – a practical love and care for our neighbours.
Christian Aid works as an agency for Christian churches in Britain and Ireland.
Over 50 faith leaders have signed an open letter calling for leaders of member governments of the United Nations to provide help and protection for all those who have been displaced within their own country by conflict or crisis. Currently there are more than 65 million people displaced due to conflict and violence, and 40.5 […]
A new theological reflection on migration called Becoming Human Together has been produced by Christian Aid Scotland and Scottish Faiths Action for Refugees. It is aimed at Christian ministers, preachers, worship-leaders and those involved in setting and influencing the policy of their churches, and explores Christian theology from the Reformed tradition as it relates to […]
This year’s Christian Aid Week focuses on standing together to help families weather future storms – #StandTogether. As part of the theme, Christian Aid looks at the stories of Marcelin, Jocelyne and Vilia. Marcelin and Jocelyne lost everything when Hurricane Matthew tore through Haiti. Vilia lost her mum and her home when an earthquake struck Port-au-Prince in 2010. The […]
Taking place in Bonn, Germany, from 6-17 November, the 2017 United Nations (UN) climate change conference (COP23) aims for progress and initiatives in two critical and inter-linked areas of action: Governments working to increase climate action under the terms of the Paris Agreement and the UN Climate Change Convention Showcasing, fostering and launching new and expanding […]
The Centre for Theology and Justice was launched at Luther King House in Manchester on 10 May 2017. It is the culmination of various collaborations between Christian Aid, Church Action on Poverty, Churches Together in Britain and Ireland and Luther King House, and aims to be ‘a space and an opportunity for sharing reflections, resources […]
More than 20 million people are at risk of famine across a number of countries including North East Nigeria, Somalia, South Sudan, and Yemen, adding to the list of current crises in countries such as Syria and Iraq. While East Africa is in the third year of drought, conflict is causing or exacerbating the problem […]
This year’s Christian Aid Week focuses on refugees, reflecting on Christian Aid’s support for refugees since 1945. As part of the theme, Christian Aid looks at the story of Nejebar, who with her family fled horrors in Afghanistan where her husband was threatened with torture and death for being a government worker. But having reached […]
A more rapid transition to a low-carbon economy based on clean energy has been called for by delegations from the ACT Alliance (including Christian Aid), the World Council of Churches (WCC) and the Lutheran World Federation (LWF) at the United Nations climate conference, COP22, in Marrakech, Morocco, 7-18 2016. People of faith should come together […]
Christian Aid Cymru is encouraging supporters to walk from Bethlehem in Carmarthenshire to Aifft (Egypt) in Denbighshire in solidarity with the more than 65 million refugees worldwide, fleeing from conflict, natural disasters and extreme poverty. The walk, called Escape to Egypt, will be sponsored with donations going towards Christian Aid’s work for refugees. For more […]