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In the face of the Ebola epidemic that to date has claimed some 10,000 lives and is still wreaking havoc in West Africa, the Holy See through the Pontifical Council for Justice and Peace is launching an initiative which, with a fund of 3 million, will help fight the epidemic and its long-lasting effects. In this...read more
Articles from section "Health Care and Illness"
The Catholic Church in Nigeria has criticised new health legislation, saying some sections of the bill were defective and unfavourable to human life. Cardinal John Onaiyekan, Archbishop of …read more
A Spanish missionary has died from the Ebola virus after being the third person to receive experimental treatment for the disease. Father Miguel Pajares, 75, of the Hospitaller Order of St. …read more
Polish bishops have responded after strong opposition to staff in the medical profession who have signed a pro-life Declaration of Faith. The declaration recognizes “the primacy of God’s laws …read more
The Hospitaller Order of St. John of God announced that on Saturday morning, August 9, Sister Pascaline Chantal died of the ebola virus, according to the Fides agency. Sister Chantal of the …read more