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Help a Youth Pastoral Center in Bosnia and Herzegovina

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Catholics are a minority in Bosnia and Herzegovina – barely 14%, and declining. During the Bosnian war, from 1992 to 1995, half the Catholic population was expelled or forced to emigrate. Even today many Catholics are leaving the country because they can see little future for themselves, owing to the discrimination they face in seeking employment, in the schools and in social life.

Support Contemplative Religious Sisters in Ukraine

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Ten years ago the Congregation of the Servants of the Lord and the Virgin of Matara founded a convent in in the town of Burshtyn in West Ukraine. It seemed an almost impossible task at the time, since the Sisters had to start from nothing. Thanks to their perseverance and their deep trust in God, their great dream finally became reality.

Renovation of a Center for Vocations and Lay Formation in Peru

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The prelature of Chuquibambilla in southern Peru lies high up in the hills, at an altitude of 10,000 to 15,000 feet. It is a region of great poverty, where the people have to contend with poor soil and frequent droughts. Added to this was the 10 years of terror and civil war inflicted by the Maoist guerillas of the so-called “Shining Path,” rebels who during the 1980s left behind deep scars among the people that have still not healed to this day.

Support Religious Sisters in Benin

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Sister Helène and Sister Epiphanie are both from Togo and belong to the Congregation of the Missionary Catechetical Sisters of the Most Sacred Heart. Since …

Help for the Formation of Four Seminarians in Egypt

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The Society of African Missions (SMA Fathers) was founded in 1856. It was created to be a society of priests committed to serving and evangelizing …

Support for Formation of Seminarians in India

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The Congregation of the Holy Cross was founded in 1820 in France when, following the French Revolution, an entire generation of young people was growing …

Mass Stipends for Five Contemplative Priests in Nicaragua

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Nicaragua is the second poorest country of Latin America, after Haiti. The Catholic Church strives to help the country, but it also faces numerous problems. …

Renovate a Presbytery on the Isla di Puná in Ecuador

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Isla di Puná is an island of 350 square miles just off the south coast of Ecuador. It has a population of 7,000 or so …

Courses in Life Skills for Vulnerable Young People in Colombia

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For 20 years now, the Dominican Sisters in Docordò, Colombia, have been trying to help young people. Through educational work and intensive personal accompaniment, they try to keep young people from falling into the clutches of the armed gangs, who are very prevalent and active in the region. Many of these young people are suffering and exploited, often lacking love and hope in their lives.

Renovation of a House for a Priest in Senegal

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In Senegal, Christians are a small minority – some 5% out of a total population of 15.6 million. Over 90% of the population is Muslim, while another 5% belong to traditional African religions. One large parish is the Parish of St. Charles Lwanga, based in Pandiènou, in the town of Pambal, in the west of the country, to the northeast of the capital Dakar.

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