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The coronavirus in Venezuela—‘a difficult moment and a trial’

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Bishop Mario Moronta called on the authorities to “guarantee its citizens safe access to food, medicines, and medical care and to ensure that there are no power cuts or shortages of water and other essential services.”

In Cuba, ’communist ideology has fundamentally changed society’

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“Besides the economic issues, I believe that Cuba’s primary problem is the collapse of the family. The father figure has ceased to exist.”

Venezuelan cardinal: ‘we want a way out … , one that is peaceful and democratic, without the language of war’

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Regarding the future of his country, the archbishop of Merida added that “we want a way out of this situation that is peaceful and democratic, without the language of war. We all need each other. We must do something that goes beyond political beliefs and ideologies.”

Bishop: Venezuelans are being denied ‘the basics of life’

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“It is time for trust and unity so that we, as a people, can set ourselves up as a wall of peaceful resistance against those who want to besiege us and make us lose trust in God and in a better destiny, through the intimidating use of power and might.”

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 as priests will be …

A Roof for a New Church in Nicaragua

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After Haiti, Nicaragua is the poorest country in Latin America. Given that reality, the Church needs help in many places to be able to fulfil …

Help for the Training of Seminarians in Peru

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High in the Andes, at an altitude of over 10,000 feet, there are nine young men preparing for ordination to the priesthood. They live in the town of Huaraz, in Peru. Huaraz is the seat of the diocese and home to the diocesan seminary; the region’s Catholics are scattered across 5,000 square miles and ministered to by 58 priests.

A Car for Mission Work in Panama

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The people of Rio Congo in Panama are extremely poor. They are mostly peasant farmers who moved to the coast from the country’s interior, and …

Panama: to reach his faithful, this priest needs a four-wheel drive vehicle

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“You forget about yourself when you see the joyful faces of the people. All that remains is the sincere affection of a humble and simple people. That is something that gives me great strength as a priest.”

As Venezuela’s crisis continues, ‘We priests also feel tempted to leave’

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“I encourage everyone to always be happy and prepared to spread the message throughout the entire neighborhood that the Lord is here, that there is a truth here. The Lord wants us to be joyful and we have to show everyone our joy in the risen Lord, despite all the difficulties.”

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