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Destruction in Mozambique

Mozambique: in wake of attack,Carmelite sister testifies to ‘barbarism’ of jihadists

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They are sowing terror among the population, burning towns and villages and attacking civilians on the roads or those travelling by public transport.

Nigerian bishop: ‘the numbers killed are overwhelming,’ while government fails to act

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“I am convinced that what we are dealing with here is a weak and corrupt structure. It is about the incapacity of the state to act.”

Crux: ACNUSA Director of Outreach on ongoing conflict in Central African Republic

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“The Church has been the key actor in supporting peace talks and will continue to be the principal agent in rebuilding CAR after there is peace.”

Help for Families Fleeing Terrorists in Burkina Faso

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Christians make up a tiny and widely scattered minority in northern Burkina Faso, where 95 percent of the population is Muslim. Since 2015, the region …

Support the Youth and Family Apostolate of Brothers in Ethiopia

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There are 80 different ethnic groups in Ethiopia, with widely differing cultures and languages. Some 58% of the country’s 100 million people are Orthodox Christians …

Burkina Faso: ACN is helping the victims of terrorism

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The commitment also includes a fund to be established for the families so that they can eventually support themselves through income generating projects in the longer term, such as livestock rearing and horticulture.

Nigeria: Michael Nnadi & Bolanle Ataga—martyrs walking toward the barking dogs

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According to Muhammad [one of the kidnappers], they had killed Michael because he kept asking them to repent and turn their lives around from their evil ways.

In Burkina Faso, terrorism and COVID-19—‘a disaster within a disaster’—pose a double threat

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“the gravity of the situation is unchanged, and indeed in some places even worse” than before the pandemic, with almost a million people left homeless and a total absence of any effective response from either national or international authorities.

In Niger, in time of the virus, fears of anti-Christian violence

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Yet, despite his confidence in the government, the bishop warned that “we have to be on our guard, nonetheless, as the reactions of the fundamentalist Muslim extremists are unpredictable.”

Success Story: You helped set up a chapel and library for prison ministry in Madagascar

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For more than 40 years, Father Henryk Sawarski has been a missionary on the island of Madagascar. In 2015, the year proclaimed by Pope Francis …

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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.