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A Marian procession in Bosnia Herzegovina

Bosnia and Herzegovina: bishops condemn corruption and mistreatment of Catholics

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it would have been the duty of “native and foreign officials” to create a general “political, legal and material” framework that would have made it possible for the Catholic minority to remain in the country, but this did not happen.

Mass in the Democratic Republic of the Congo

In the time of the pandemic, Mass stipends fill a special need

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“Mass stipends were of great use for me to continue with my daily life. Once again I thank you for your generosity in helping our diocesan priests and I hope you will continue to do the same in the near future.”Mass stipends were of great use for me to continue with my daily life. Once again I thank you for your generosity in helping our diocesan priests and I hope you will continue to do the same in the near future.”

Edmond

Christmas in sight, gifts are earmarked for children in Syria

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25,000 warm anoraks are now being cut and stitched together in the dressmaking and tailoring workshops of local craftsmen and craftswomen in Aleppo.

Father Agwan

Nigeria: danger of stigmatization of Fulani

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“there are always accusations and counter accusations either between the Fulani and the local groups, between Christians and Muslims, or between farmers and herdsmen, so much so that the facts are beclouded.”

In one Lebanon hospital, ‘we have to rise again from the ruins’

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“We gave all our time and devotion to caring for all the patients, even during the most difficult times, when there was no bread or other food available for several months.”

Eternal flame at holocaust memorial, Yerevan, Armenia

Armenia feels forgotten, betrayed by international community

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“The Armenian people have always come back again from the midst of indescribable calamities, and they have done so in peace, without vengeance or bitterness.”

BIshop Audo

‘The Syrian people have been brutally driven into poverty’

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“the war is not over yet, particularly not in Idlib, around Aleppo or in the Jazira region of north-eastern Syria.”

Father Raymond Abdo

‘Lebanon is Christian on account of its roots in Jesus Christ’

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“Lebanon is Holy Land because Jesus walked in Lebanon. The word Lebanon is found 72 times in the Bible.”

Displaced people in Cabo Delgado

ACN announces $120,000 emergency aid for jihadist-plagued Mozambique

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“They have burned down churches and destroyed convents, and also abducted two sisters. But almost nobody has paid any attention to this new focus of terror and jihadist violence in Africa.”

Father Riachy

Lebanon: ‘our mission is to bring light into the darkness’

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“Pope Francis has told us that a Middle East without Christians is unthinkable. If Christians are to remain in this country, we need each and every one of them.”

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Devastation in beirut

“Beirut is a devastated city. It’s a war scene – there is destruction and desolation in all its streets, its districts and its houses.”
Maronite Patriarch Cardinal Bechara Boutros Rai.

The destruction caused by the 2,750 tons of ammonium nitrate which exploded inside a warehouse was immediate, its impact intensely felt by the Christian quarter.
For a country hit by civil unrest, economic collapse, COVID and now disaster, how much more can our faithful endure? Please give today.