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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,”

Fund the Training of Catechists in the Peruvian Andes

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The territorial prelature of Chuquibambilla lies high up in the Andes, at an altitude of up to 16,000 feet, in one of the poorest regions …

The first church built on state-owned land in Havana—and dedicated to St. John Paul II—is almost a reality

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“The work has been delayed by various cyclones and a hurricane, to say nothing of the tremendous difficulty in trying to get hold of the building materials. But now we can see our dream already almost fulfilled.”

A Car for Pastoral Work in Guatemala

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The Diocese of Quiché in northwest Guatemala was severely affected by the civil war which raged through the country in the 1980s and 90s. To …

Support the Training of Seminarians at a New Spiritual Community in Brazil

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The Opus Mariae community was founded in Brazil in 1990 and now numbers around 3,350 members worldwide. Members come from all walks of life, including priests, deacons, …

Success Story: 500 Bibles for a Prison Apostolate in Peru

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As in many other parts of the world, in Latin America the prisons are hopelessly overfilled and conditions within them are extremely hard. The prison …

Mass Stipends to Support 24 Redemptorist Priests in Argentina

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The Redemptorist congregation has close to 5,300 members today and is present in 78 countries around the world. Originally, its work was devoted above all …

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.”

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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.”