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Success Story: A Boat for Pastoral Work in Tanzania

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Thanks to the generosity of our benefactors, we were able to contribute $12,300 to enable Father Florius Mpete, the priest of the Parish of Lumbila, …

Mozambique: a cross with a broken Christ

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“The body—the feet, the hands and the head of Christ—is in separate pieces, as an expression of the reality lived by so many people here in this war zone of Cabo Delgado.”

Mozambique: a story of sorrow and salvation in Pemba

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“After two weeks, we found the body already decomposing. The head was hanging from a pole with the body lying next to it. Full of fear, we dug a grave while one person stood as a lookout.”

Burkina Faso: Christmas, with more than a million internal refugees

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The priest they murdered was Father Simeon Yampa, who had arrived in Dablo in September 2018. That Sunday, as it happened, was Good Shepherd Sunday

Despite ‘furious anger,’ bishop calls for dialogue and reconciliation with Muslims in Nigeria

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“I feel some furious anger, some hot anger inside me; yes, we need to be outraged by events happening in our country due to religious persecution or we will descend into total anarchy.”

Support for the Bible and Catechetical Apostolate in Ethiopia

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The priestly Order of the Imitation of Christ was established in 1919 in Kerala in India. It has also been present in the Horn of …

A Car for Pastoral Work in Malawi

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“I was in prison and you visited me” (Mt. 25:36). The Church has taken these words to heart and manifests a special concern everywhere for …

IDPs in Nigeria: ‘Jesus Christ is my salvation—that is what I celebrate at Christmas’

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“In my dreams I relive the time when we were in hiding. Since the terrorists used to attack by night, we would get out of the town as soon as night began to fall and hide in the bush.”

Why build a church among the poorest in Pemba, Mozambique?

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“A context of extreme poverty, poor housing for many, and the irrefutable lack of basic services to live with dignity is clearly a challenge that can trump other dubious needs, such as a church.”

South Sudan: ‘There are times when riches prove to be a curse’

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“There are times when riches prove to be a curse. South Sudan has oil fields, but the profits do not trickle down to the people.”

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