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Monsignor Robert Vitillo, Geneva delegate to the United Nations for Caritas Internationalis, left last Friday for Liberia to assist with strengthening the Caritas response to the Ebola crisis. Monsignor Vitillo has extensive experience with major health crises, having worked on the Church’s HIV and AIDS response...read more
Articles from section "Natural and Human Disasters"
The bishop and the rest of the population of the apostolic vicariate of Chaco Paraguay have become isolated after floods, and the local ordinary is holding state authorities responsible. "As …read more
Famine, war and disease have further worsened the situation in Somalia, a nation, which for more than 20years, has suffered from internal crises and conflict. Humanitarian agencies are …read more
Pope Francis has reached out to victims of the tragic continuing wildfire that broke out last Saturday in the the port city of Valparaiso, Chile. Though now contained, the fire took at least …read more
Members of the U.S. bishops' Administrative Committee ratified a recommendation to evenly distribute the proceeds of the special collection for the victims of Typhoon Haiyan between …read more
Following yesterday's Angelus prayer, Pope Francis called for prayers for the passengers and crew of the missing Malaysian airliner, Flight 370, and for their families and loved ones. The …read more