South Sudan: Pope Sends Aid to Victims Flood Hit Diocese of Malakal
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South Sudan: Pope Sends Aid to Victims Flood Hit Diocese of Malakal

VATICAN, OCTOBER 5, 2021 (CISA)-The Holy Father is sending financial aid to the populations that have been affected by flooding in the Catholic Diocese of Malakal, South Sudan, the Vatican Dicastery for Promoting Integral Human Development announced on October 4. “Following the heavy rains and devastating floods that hit South Sudan last August, displacing over…

Kuching, Malaysia: Archdiocese to Send Aid to Covid-Stricken India
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Kuching, Malaysia: Archdiocese to Send Aid to Covid-Stricken India

Kuching Archdiocese in Malaysia has launched a fundraising campaign to help pandemic-hit India. Archbishop Simon Poh of Kuching has urged Catholics in Sarawak state and other parts of Malaysia to donate money and pray for people in India where millions are struggling to survive as thousands die each day because of the Covid-19 catastrophe. The prelate made…

Coping with the Covid-19 Pandemic in Oranjeville and Deneysville – South Africa
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Coping with the Covid-19 Pandemic in Oranjeville and Deneysville – South Africa

The Covid-19 pandemic which is currently plaguing the world has come along with tremendous adverse repercussions which are even worse among the most vulnerable people. The impact is crippling the world’s economy and leaving many people jobless and even in the unthinkable state of hunger and starvation for the less privileged. Those affected the most…

The Netherlands: Two Large Christian Development Organisations Join Forces
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The Netherlands: Two Large Christian Development Organisations Join Forces

Fr Sjaak de Boer MHM is a member of the Supervisory Board of Cordaid and has signed up for another two years on the joint Board. He writes: “The merger of Cordaid and ICCO is a fact! Today widely in the press. ICCO will merge into Cordaid and join forces for the poor. Front page…

Cameroon: Catholic Aid Agency Responds to Government’s Call for Help in Dealing with Covid-19
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Cameroon: Catholic Aid Agency Responds to Government’s Call for Help in Dealing with Covid-19

With 12,592 confirmed COVID-19 cases, 10,100 recoveries and 313 deaths, Cameroon reportedly has one of Africa’s highest infection rates and has been described as the “COVID-19 epicenter in western and central Africa.” COVID-19 becomes the fourth emergency that the 25.2-million-population nation is dealing with, besides exacerbating Boko Haram attacks in the north, violent conflict in Anglophone west,…

Kisumu, Kenya: Archdiocese Pledges Support to Flood Victims and Covid-19 Sufferers
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Kisumu, Kenya: Archdiocese Pledges Support to Flood Victims and Covid-19 Sufferers

Nairobi (Agenzia Fides) – “We will reach out to many other places because the generosity of our people has so far made us to be convinced that the jar will not go empty nor the jug of oil will run dry (1Kings 17:14)”, said the Archbishop of Kisumu, His Exc. Mgr. Philip Anyolo, praising the…

Franciscan Sisters of St. Anna, Lwak, Reach out to Flood Victims
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Franciscan Sisters of St. Anna, Lwak, Reach out to Flood Victims

Members of a Kenya-based Order of nuns have reached out to over 200 needy families in Western Kenya affected by floods following ongoing heavy rains in the East African nation, one of the nuns involved in the Thursday, April 30 initiative has told ACI Africa. “As Franciscan Sisters of St. Anna (FSSA), Lwak, we thought…