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This article is provided by Reinhard Backes of Aid to the Church in Need. From providing spiritual support to ensuring preventive care, the Catholic Diocese of Kenema in the eastern part of Sierra Leone is deeply involved in the country’s fight against the Ebola virus—a vital struggle that continues, even as th...read more
Articles from section "Natural and Human Disasters"
Pope Francis was on the island of Leyte today to celebrate Mass and console victims of the 2013 typhoon Yolanda, but he has had to leave the island some four hours ahead of schedule because a …read more
Pope Francis promised the victims of Typhoon Yolanda today that the Lord and his Mother will never let them down, in a moving, improvised homily given in Tacloban, which was devastated by the …read more
Here is a transcription of the simultaneous translation offered by Pope Francis' translator for the homily the Pope improvised in Spanish at a Mass celebrated today in Tacloban, the site …read more
Here are words of thanks given byArchbishop John F. Du at the end of a Mass celebrated today by Pope Francis in Tacloban, site of the 2013 typhoon. * * * Praised be Jesus Christ! Most Holy …read more
Here is the Vatican-provided translation of the Holy Father's address to the participants of a two day meeting to discuss reconstruction efforts in Haiti, five years after the devastating …read more