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  • "Non Violence: A style of Politics for Peace": Archbishop of Gulu's appeal to promote peace

    During the 12th Gulu Episcopal Provincial Annual Prayer Peace week, Mgr. John Baptist Odama, Archbishop of Gulu made a passionate plea to the hearts of those who promote violence throughout the world, to stop the vise; but rather support one another in a peaceful manner.

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  • Catholic Bishops "disappointed" of the sudden change of the Cubans protection policy

    The US Conference of Catholic Bishops (USCCB) has expressed "disappointment" for the abolition of the policy measure that protected the Cubans who arrived in the country, promising to work with the next government of Donald Trump in order to provide "humane treatment" for asylum seekers.

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  • Look at the face of children to really understand the phenomenon of migration today

    "The Pope has given this World Day for Migrants and Refugees a key to important reflection that passes through migrant children. We must look at them in order to truly understand the phenomenon of migration today". This was stated in a note sent to Agenzia Fides, by Sr. Neusa de Fátima Mariano, Superior General of the Scalabrinian religious congregation that since its foundation provides assistance to migrants worldwide.

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  • All children, including stateless children, must have access to education

    No child, whether or not in possession of a birth certificate, should be denied access to education. The complaint comes from a Malaysian lawyer, a human rights advocate. Stateless children are not the only ones to be deprived of education in Malaysia. In fact, the children of local plantation workers and the Orang Asal, Malaysian indigenous, do not have birth certificates and are facing the same problem.

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  • The freezing cold weather causes the death of many malnourished children

    A wave of icy cold weather continues to cause the death of several children in the western region of Sudan. Already a few weeks ago a group of malnourished children did not resist the cold. According to local witnesses in Dola, in addition to the lack of food, blankets, heated shelters, and the absence of health centers and medicines in the mountainous area, a serious cold wave has hit the south of Deribat.

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  • Migration Week: solidarity and recognition of immigrants' contribution

    "This National Migration Week is an opportunity to embrace the important work of continuing to secure the border, to welcome the stranger and serve the most vulnerable - all components of a humane immigration policy", reads the beginning of the text published by the US Catholic Bishops Conference (USCCB) on the occasion of Migration Week, which is celebrated by the US Catholic Church from 8 to 14 January.​

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  • The rate of malnutrition regarding children and the elderly increase because of the crisis

    A study of the Central University of Venezuela estimates that in 2017 the rate of malnutrition regarding school-age children will increase by 3% compared to 2016, and will reach between 350 and 380 thousand children. The lack of food is due to insufficient sowing in 2016 and the lack of resources to import food.

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  • A missionary: "A death sentence every day"

    "There are over 6,000 deaths, suspected marijuana drug dealers or other drugs, and 1,000 people killed, only on the basis of a suspect, in the last month. For some it may be a great success: it is a death sentence de facto, without the need for a law on the death penalty or lengthy court procedures. The elimination of criminal suspects with a summary execution is much more effective, according to supporters of this policy.

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  • Health emergency: Eleven clinics have already been shut in Darfur, Blue Nile and South Kordofan

    Dozens of health facilities supported by the World Health Organization in strife-torn areas of Sudan risk closure due to a lack of funds, exposing one million people to likely epidemics. Eleven clinics have already been shut in Darfur, Blue Nile and South Kordofan where years of fighting between government troops and black African rebels has forced tens of thousands of people to flee their homes

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  • Christmas between consumerism and street children

    For street children there is no "Christmas dinner", no gifts. They live marginalized, in the cold, under bridges, they have no family and are exploited. Unlike many children who spend these festive days in joy, they will have to work in order to have something to eat.

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