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  • A "children's clubs" to prevent diseases

    The health center of Guarambaré has just launched a "children's club", a space where the little ones and their parents will be together once a month. The statement sent to Fides says that the goal of this club is the prevention of childhood diseases, such as acute respiratory infections, acute diarrheal diseases, food poisoning and many others.

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  • Classical music to help street children

    The Nairobi Classics association has organized a series of concerts regarding the best musicians around the world in Nairobi whose fundraising will be destined to Ghetto Classics, a group that comes from a poor village in Korogocho who teaches classical music to children with the aim of removing them from the road.

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  • Resignation of the Bishop of Keta-Akatsi and appointment of the Apostolic Administrator

    On 7 April 2016 the Holy Father accepted the resignation from the pastoral care of the Roman Catholic Diocese of Keta-Akatsi (Ghana), presented by His Exc. Mgr. Anthony Kwami Adanuty, in accordance with Canon 401 § 1 of the Code of Canon Law and appointed His Exc. Mgr. Emmanuel Fianu, S.V.D., Bishop of Ho (Ghana) as Apostolic Administrator for the sede vacant et ad nutum Sanctae Sedis of the same Diocese, (SL) (Agenzia Fides 07/04/2016)

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  • A Christian attacked because he proclaimed the Gospel in the street

    Beaten and stripped naked in the street: is the fate of the Christian Pentecostal Indian citizen attacked in the state of Bihar because he preached faith in Christ publicly. As reported to Fides by the Global Council of Indian Christians (GCIC), the incident occurred in the district of Patna, capital of Bihar.

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  • Over three million working children

    More than 3 million underage children and young Brazilians are involved in the labor market, 31% in agriculture. This is what emerges in a report recently submitted by the Abrinq Foundation for the rights of children and adolescents. According to information sent to Fides, the data of the report, entitled "Childhood and Adolescence Overview - 2016", shows that 44% of children live in poverty and 17% in extreme poverty.

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  • New air raids on the Nuba Mountains

    Local Church sources confirmed to Agenzia Fides what the rebels of the Sudan People's Liberation Movement - North (SPLM-N) denounced, according to which the Sudanese air force has carried out air raids on some areas of the Nuba Mountains (South Kordofan).

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  • Intrusion during a Christian assembly: faithful threatened, Bibles confiscated

    A group of about 40 Hindu extremists in a Pentecostal Christian Assembly stormed during a prayer meeting, interrupting the worship, threatening the faithful and seizing Bibles: as reported to Fides by the Global Council of Indian Christians (GCIC), the incident took place last Sunday, April 3, in Kawardha district in the Indian state of Chattisgarh.

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  • "Women and men of mercy": March 24 the Day of Missionary Martyrs

    Every year since 1993 the "Day of Prayer and Fasting in Memory of Missionary Martyrs is celebrated on 24 March, thanks to the initiative of the Youth Missionary Movement of the Italian Pontifical Mission Societies". On March 24, 1980 Mgr. Oscar Arnulfo Romero, Archbishop of San Salvador was assassinated, he was beatified on May 23, 2015, and on this annual day of prayer and fasting we remember how many in the world shed their blood for the Gospel.

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  • Poor hygienic conditions and overcrowding promote diseases in refugee camps in north Darfur

    Water and sanitation services in the camps of northern Darfur are not able to cope with the needs of the newly displaced people fleeing the clashes in Jebel Marra. According to the figures of the United Nations, over 100 thousand people have arrived this week alone. Due to the consequences of overcrowding and water insecurity, an epidemic of conjunctivitis is spreading among children, in particular the refugees in the camp in Kabkabiya, who have no drugs and medical care.

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  • 4,000 children die for lack of clean water every day

    On the occasion of World Water Day, which is celebrated today, March 22, the NGO for development cooperation and humanitarian aid Plan International has denounced the death of more than 4,000 children every day due to lack of drinking water. Although it is a right not only a key service, about 663 million people have no access to water.

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