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  • "The Holy Father sees Ghana as one of the strongest democratic states in Africa", says the Nuncio

    "The relation between the Holy See and Ghana is excellent and there has been positive development over the years", says His Exc. Mgr. Jean-Marie Speich, Apostolic Apostolic Nuncio to Ghana, in an interview with Agenzia Fides, on the occasion of the 40th anniversary of the establishment of diplomatic relations between the Holy see and Ghana (see Fides 23/02/2017).

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  • A Lenten journey of interreligious dialogue and spirituality

    A Chinese Buddhist monk shares his experience as a pilgrim in India and his great personal devotion to Saint Teresa of Calcutta, and shows the medal of the Saint, blessed on the day of her canonization in St. Peter’s square to the young Chinese Catholics: this happened during the interreligious meeting in the parish of the Sacred Heart of the diocese of Zheng Zhou, in the province of He Nan.

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  • Cholera epidemic does not stop

    More than 50 people have been infected by cholera in El Gallabat, in eastern Sudan. A woman died in El Jinan, in the western town of El Gallabat. A local health source has informed that 30 cases were registered in El Saraf El Ahmer, and over 70 in El Mahalla, both in El Gallabat. Other cases have emerged in other places of the State and local health authorities have sent teams of doctors and nurses to the affected areas, in an effort to curb the spread.

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  • The Government denounces: More than one million child workers

    he Mozambican government has denounced the presence of one million and 400 thousand working children in the Country because of poverty and minimum salary. During the presentation of a survey on child exploitation, carried out by the Eduardo Mondlane local University, the authorities requested a list of hazardous jobs in order to protect children.

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  • People are dying of hunger in Unity State, those who can, flee in search of safety

    "The last time an African country experienced such a dramatic 'state of famine' was 6 years ago, in Somalia. The tragedy of famine has been hitting South Sudan, Unity State for over a month, where there are about 100 thousand people, bordering the Lakes, and where we have been working for almost ten years". This is what don Dante Carraro, Director of Doctors with Africa CUAMM told Fides.

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  • World Water Day: 1 billion people lack access to clean water

    Pope Francis will launch the global debate expected on the occasion of World Water Day, which is celebrated today, March 22. In fact, at the end of the general audience in St Peter's Square, WATERSHED will begin, the first of a series of programs and activities planned for the next five years. Currently, around the world, nearly 1 billion people are without safe water.

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  • XXV Day of Missionary Martyrs: "Do not be afraid"

    " 'Do not be afraid' is the invitation that appears on every theophany and is the phrase that the Risen Jesus repeats every time he shows himself to his disciples. An invitation that helps to deal with dark, difficult moments, persecution, knowing that the Lord is always close to each of us ...

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  • The grace of God, the true strength for the suffering faithful in Orissa

    It is the grace of God that gives strength to Christians in Orissa. It is the trust they have in Him that allows the faithful to overcome the difficulties of the present: this is the experience of over 3,000 Catholic faithful gathered in past days in the Cathedral in Cuttack dedicated to Our Lady of the Rosary, under the guidance of Archbishop John Barwa.

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  • Appointment of the Bishop of Keta-Akatsi

    On 16 March 2017 the Holy Father appointed His Exc. Mgr. Gabriel Edoe Kumordji, S.V.D., Vicar Apostolic of Donkorkrom, as Bishop of the Roman Catholic Diocese of Keta-Akatsi, (Ghana). (SL) (Agenzia Fides 17/03/2017)

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  • The Church establishes National Youth Day

    National Youth Day will be held every year on the first Sunday of August, which will unite all young Indian Catholics and will be a time to witness the Gospel, celebrated at a diocesan level: is what the Commission for youth of the Indian Bishops' Conference established, as part of a work program which aims to help and accompany the spiritual growth of young people in the various dioceses.

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