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Swiss Ambassador cuts ribbon: JRS launches child protection center in Addis Ababa

Swiss Ambassador cuts ribbon: JRS launches child protection center in Addis Ababa

JRS launches the first child protection center in Addis Ababa

07/11/2017 11:58

Jesuit Refugee Service (JRS) Ethiopia, a Catholic Church Organisation that works with refugees, launched the Child Protection Center in Addis Ababa.

 

Colombian Sister Cecilia Argoti Narvaez kidnapped in early February  2017 in the southern Mali city of Karangasso

Colombian Sister Cecilia Argoti Narvaez kidnapped in early February 2017 in the southern Mali city of Karangasso

The growing threat of Jihadists in Mali

07/11/2017 11:39

Christian communities in Mali are increasingly becoming targets of extremists and Jihadists says Fr. Edmond Dembelé, Secretary General of the Bishops' Conference of Mali

 

In developing countries, over 80 percent of people living with mental health problems do not receive any treatment.

In developing countries, over 80 percent of people living with mental health problems do not receive any treatment.

Nigerians with psychological challenges need pastoral care

01/11/2017 15:57

There is need for more committed attention to the pastoral needs and care of Nigerians who have mental and psychological challenges.

 

Harare Archbishop Robert Ndlovu (left), Archbishop P. Rugambwa (right) and National Directors of PMS

Harare Archbishop Robert Ndlovu (left), Archbishop P. Rugambwa (right) and National Directors of PMS

Africa urged to protect the family from spiritual and moral vulnerability

31/10/2017 17:35

The Church is Africa has been urged to protect the family from spiritual and moral vulnerability. The call was made during the recent meeting in Zimbabwe of PMS National Directors from English-Speaking countries 

 

Pope Francis holds up an icon of Sudanese saint during the general audience, Feb. 8

Pope Francis holds up an icon of Sudanese saint Josephine Bakhita during the general audience, Feb. 8 in the Paul VI Hall in the Vatican

Sudan’s St. Josephine Bakhita captures Church’s capacity for witness

26/10/2017 19:12

The life of St. Josephine Bakhita of Sudan is one example of the Church’s immense capacity for witness in our world today and of her ability to offer a beneficial contribution to humanity’s struggle with darkness and hopelessness.