The village of Ros in the Diocese of Grodno has been a special place for centuries. There is an image here of the Suffering Christ that has been revered for 400 years and which still draws many Catholic faithful.
“We don’t know how we‘re going to survive,” write The Carmelite Sisters of the Glorious Saint Joseph to us, despairingly. These Carmelite Sisters in Kinshasa, Democratic Republic of Congo, are suffering from a severe water shortage.
Guinea is an overwhelmingly Islamic country in which roughly 85% of the population of 11.6 million people are Muslims. Christians make up only some 8%, while the remainder of the population are adherents of traditional African religions.