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"Unfortunately the military option seems to prevail, and the suffering of the population will continue", say local sources from South Sudan to Agenzia Fides, who for safety reasons have asked for anonymity, in the aftermath of the failure of talks in Addis Ababa (Ethiopia). More»
2004 John Fuellenbach SVD
2004 John Fuellenbach SVD
On the 15th of February 2015, Father Johannes Füllenbach, SVD celebrated his 80th birthday in Sankt Augustin. He hails from the diocese of Trier and is known worldwide as an expert in Fundamental Theology and as such one of the most well-known Divine Word Missionaries.  More»
Heavy pollution of river water by household and industrial waste in the Indonesian province of West Java, in particular Ciliwung and Citarum, is threatening the health of at least five million people living on the riverbanks, say government officials and water experts. Poor sanitation and hygiene cause 50,000 deaths annually in Indonesia, with untreated sewage resulting in over six million tons of human waste.  More»
On the occasion of the recent Childhood Festival, Majda Suleiman, spokeswoman of the Sudanese Homeless Child Association, told the local press that the streets of Khartoum is home to about 700 thousand children. Most come from Darfur, South Kordofan and the Blue Nile. Their families have fled insecurity in these regions and have sought refuge in the Country's capital. Suleiman has accused the Sudanese authorities of neglecting children and urged to set up centers of protection for children. More»
A Lenten Season with special attention for sick and weaker members of society. This was requested by Archbishop Robert Ndlovu, of Harare, capital of Zimbabwe, in a Lenten Pastoral Letter, a copy of which was sent to Fides. “The situation of the sick in our country is well known, and their plight is personally felt by all of us” says Mgr. Ndlovu, recalling that for the Church “from the onset of missionary activity, health care was a special concern and an important aspect of our pastoral care.” More»
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