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A girl goes looking for water from a well in Rajaf, 15 km south of Juba on March 19, 2017. People looking for safety settled next to the church. Photo

A girl goes looking for water from a well in Rajaf, 15 km south of Juba on March 19, 2017. People looking for safety settled next to the church. Photo by Matthieu Alexandre for Caritas Internationalis

South Sudan bishop appeals for urgent humanitarian action

24/03/2017 15:22

Thousands of vulnerable South Sudanese are at imminent risk of death from hunger and lack of medicines. Bishop Erkolano Lodu Tombe has launched an appealed to all people of goodwill to not close their eyes and their hearts to the suffering of the people of South Sudan.

A man fills a long line of plastic water containers from a tanker, in the drought-affected village of Bandarero, on the Ethiopian border, in northern

A man fills a long line of plastic water containers from a tanker, in the drought-affected village of Bandarero, on the Ethiopian border, in northern Kenya.

Nairobi parishes donate food to drought-stricken dioceses

19/03/2017 16:52

Kenyan Cardinal, John Njue, has expressed satisfaction with donations of food made by parishioners of the Archdiocese of Niarobi and destined for Kenya’s drought-stricken dioceses.

 

Aostolic Nuncio to Kenya, Archbishop Charles Daniel Balvo cuts a cake with Kenya's First Lady, Margaret Kenyatta

Aostolic Nuncio to Kenya, Archbishop Charles Daniel Balvo cuts a cake with Kenya's First Lady, Margaret Kenyatta

Apostolic Nuncio to Kenya encourages dialogue

15/03/2017 14:00

The Apostolic Nuncio to Kenya has called upon Kenyans to make dialogue a priority when settling differences.

 

Drought in Somalia threatens the survival of people and animals

Drought in Somalia threatens the survival of people and animals

Bishop Bertin on the crisis in Somalia

14/03/2017 14:55

Hunger-related illnesses have killed dozens of children over the past two months at just one government-run hospital in Mogadishu, the capital of Somalia. That’s according to the United Nations. A severe drought has brought Somalia to the brink of famine.

Crowds at the National Prayer Day in Juba, South Sudan last Friday

Crowds at the National Prayer Day in Juba, South Sudan last Friday

Praying for peace in South Sudan

14/03/2017 09:30

Bishop Eduardo Hiiboro has challenged South Sudan President, Salva Kiir to work towards stopping the war and ensure that government soldiers behave professionally.