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South Africa: ‘Too early to Open Churches for Worship’ – Archbishop Stephen Brislin

“After a great deal of discussion, dialogue and seeking advice, I believe it is unwise, at this time, to open our churches for public worship,” Archbishop Stephen Brislin of Cape Town says. In his Wednesday, June 3 statement seen by ACI Africa, Archbishop Brislin says that “the trajectory of the Covid-19 virus in South Africa is still…

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Pakistan: Caritas Helping Farmers to Adapt to the Coronavirus Pandemic

“Our village facilitators in Islamabad-Rawalpindi Diocese are sensitizing small farmers through distribution of information, education and communication material on hand washing, symptoms and precautionary measures,” said Amir Irfan, the program’s national coordinator for livelihood and food security. “They are adopting hygiene measures, limiting social gatherings and spending most of the time at farms observing social distancing….

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Karamoja, Uganda: Young People Learn to Care

The Pontifical Missionary Childhood active in Loyoro, Karamoja, Uganda Working with young members of the Pontifical Missionary Childhood was a great opportunity for me to experience the love of Christ through the missionary activities of children. Some of the activities of this missionary group of children were: leading prayers in Small Christian Communities, visiting and…