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Provide Pastoral Travel Costs for the Diocese of Saint Clement in Southern Russia

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The Catholic Diocese of Saint Clement is based in the city of Saratov, on the Volga River in southern Russia. It serves an area of …

Fund Live TV Streaming from the Catholic Cathedral in Kosovo

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The brand-new Catholic cathedral of Pristina is the first cathedral in the world to be dedicated to Saint Teresa of Calcutta. It was formally consecrated …

Success Stories: 114 Priests in Russia Receive Mass Stipends

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The Catholic Archdiocese of the Mother of God has its center in Moscow and covers a vast area of over a million square miles. The …

Complete a Parish Center in Ukraine

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The Church in Ukraine still suffers to this day from the consequences of the Soviet persecution. Many of the Church properties that were confiscated by …

A Car for Dominican Sisters in Belarus

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In 1992, almost immediately after the collapse of the Soviet Union, three Dominican Sisters from Poland came to Belarus and began their apostolate in the …

Expansion of the Catholic Parish Center in Tomsk, Russia

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The Catholic Parish of the Transfiguration of the Lord in West Siberia is a thriving community. Located in the city of Tomsk, Sundays see Mass …

Finish Accommodations for Pilgrims at the Shrine of Berdychiv in Ukraine

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The image of Mary in Berdychiv’s Carmelite Monastery and Church is a shrine for Ukraine’s Catholics. The monastery and its attached church were originally built in 1630 by the family of a Polish nobleman, who also donated the image of Mary. Since then, it has drawn large numbers of Catholic faithful, who lay their cares and concerns at the feet of the Mother of God. One of the shrine’s most significant moments was its crowning by the local bishop in 1998, with a crown blessed by Pope John Paul II.

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.

In Crimea, the poor are getting poorer—faith-based summer camps bring ray of hope

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“Many families cannot afford to go on holiday. However, the risk of becoming addicted to computers, the internet, drugs or alcohol is particularly high for children and adolescents who spend their holidays on the streets, bored.”

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Words of Comfort and Hope

“This brief note is to let you know that we, the monks in Sri Lanka, are praying for the whole world every day from 7:30 pm to 8:30 pm before the Blessed Sacrament. And as we pray for the whole world, we have not forgotten you at ACN; you and your loved ones are also remembered in a special way. We pray that the Good Lord may protect you, your loved ones from this pandemic as we believe in a God who is good.”