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A Boat for Pastoral Work in Brazil

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The Territorial Prelature of Itacoatiara, located in the Amazonas State of northern Brazil, covers an area of over 22,000 square miles, which is almost twice …

Support the Formation of 54 Men in Brazil

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Today, over 3,000 people in more than twenty countries belong to the Shalom Catholic Community. This community was founded in Brazil in 1982, and its …

In hard-hit Brazil, help for priests aiding the most vulnerable caught up in the coronavirus pandemic

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“Recently we have made great efforts to raise funds, but it is now getting very difficult, since the people themselves have next to nothing,”

Support the Training of Seminarians at a Spiritual Community in Brazil

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Brazil’s Opus Mariae Community was founded in 1990 and now has 3,350 members worldwide. They come from all walks of life, including priests, deacons, consecrated …

Help for the Training of Seminarians in Brazil

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There are currently 27 young men training to serve God in Brazil’s Diocese of Rio Branco. The life that awaits them is not easy, since …

Amazon synod: ‘Indigenous peoples have had God with them for a long time’

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“We are going to have to ask for many prayers so that we can have the gift of discernment. We have considered the reality of the situation in Amazonia and have listened to the clamor of its peoples, who are expressing their unhappiness. Above all we will be listening to what the Holy Spirit wishes to say to the Churches in the Amazon region.”

Mass Stipends for 19 Brazilian Priests

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The Catholic Shalom Community was founded in 1982 in Brazil. Its members include young people, families, married couples and priests, who live in so-called “life …

A Car for Capuchin Fathers in Brazil

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The three Franciscan Capuchin Fathers in the Parish of Saint Francis of Assisi in Humaità are delighted with their new vehicle and profoundly grateful to …

In a Rio favela, a 12-year-old girl has bullet-proof faith

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LAÍS MARIA PEREIRA da Silva, 12, was born and raised in a part of Rio de Janeiro called Complexo da Maré , which comprises one …

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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.