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In Benin

‘Every continent has its own calling—the calling of Africa is the family’

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“What we carry out is not just work but a mission that the Lord has entrusted to us for the growth of the Church all over the world.”

Success Story: Mass Stipends for 40 Priests in Sierra Leone

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Sierra Leone has a long story of constant suffering, from bloody civil war and massive poverty, to the Ebola epidemic of 2014 and a string …

Father Etube prays over mass grave

Nigeria: ‘It is like we have been left to perish because of our faith’

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“He is watching. His time will come. He has told us in Psalm 46:10 to trust in Him. The blood of these martyrs will not be in vain.”

Father Léandre Mbaydeyo

Chad priest: ‘I am a child of the war’

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“it is exceedingly difficult for a Muslim to convert to Christianity, and those who do take this step are often rejected by their families.”

First Communion in the Diocese of Kaya

Burkina Faso: First Communion against backdrop of terrorism, COVID-19

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“I have received the Body and Blood of Christ. This has strengthened my faith.”

Mass Stipends for Priests in Tanzania

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Catholics are small minority in the Diocese of Tunduru-Masasi which lies in the far south Tanzania, on the border with Mozambique. While close to 85% …

Bishop Kukah: ‘genocide is happening in Nigeria’

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“The inefficiency of the military has made the terrorists bolder and there are also issues of the complicity of the various levels of the military.”

Daughters of the Resurrectioon

Crux: ACN helps sisters in Democratic Republic of the Congo fight poverty, cope with pandemic

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The continued presence of the religious sisters in the area, even at the risk of their own lives constitutes “the very definition of agape, self-giving love.”

Children in Ghana

After 60 years of independence, Africa is still mired in poverty and violence—only the Church is bulwark of positive change

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“The Church functions better than any other institution. Despite the failings and the difficulties, it is the only one of all the institutions inherited from the West that actually performs.”

Destruction in Mozambique

International community is ignoring jihadist attacks in northern Mozambique

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“The people were already living in extreme poverty, facing grave difficulties. The problem is these people are facing the threat of death, of losing their homes, of becoming uprooted.”

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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.