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  • Malnutrition emerges silently

    On top of the interior highlands of Papua New Guinea, the most populous island in the Pacific with 7.3 million inhabitants, rural communities carry out strenuous work in the wilderness, almost without any basic services, with serious consequences for their health. Over 80% of the population carry out subsistence agriculture and community gardens are a characteristic of the landscape; however, malnutrition is widespread, especially among children.

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  • The Black Nazarene, a devotion without borders

    The devotion to the Black Nazarene in Manila does not have borders, and so while all roads in Manila lead to the Minor Basilica of the Black Nazarene in Quiapo, many devotees in New York who can not fly home to join celebrations in Manila have the opportunity to commemorate the 410 years of popular devotion of Filipinos to the religious icon of Jesus on his way to Calvary in Manhattan.

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  • Street children remain an invisible problem

    Every two evenings a team of professionals of the Casa San José go out on the streets of Quillacollo looking for abandoned children. Quillacollo is a municipality of the urban area of the city of Cochabamba, Bolivia.

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  • Insufficient funds and closure of schools: 18,000 students without education

    n Zamzam refugee camp, near the town of El Fasher, capital of North Darfur, the schooling of about 18,000 students is at risk. According to local sources, the lack of funding has forced the closure of many schools on 31 December 2015.

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  • In joyful and sad moments, let us trust in the Lord

    After the Marian prayer, the Pope greeted the pilgrims present and reiterated his hope for peace and good in the Lord. “In moments of joy and of sadness, let us trust in Him, our mercy and our hope”.

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  • Birth of the Union of female religious Orders in Indonesia

    The Union of Superiors General (UISG) brings together 17 religious congregations in Indonesia. As reported to Fides, in the recent meeting in Bandung, the religious elected Sister Veronica Manaan DSY (Servants of St. Joseph) as first president, while Dominican Sister Anna Marie OP is the secretary.

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  • Martyrs in Orissa: Cardinal Gracias says "yes"

    Cardinal Oswald Gracias, Archbishop of Bombay, President of the Catholic Bishops Conference of India (CBCI) and President of the Federation of Asian Bishops' Conferences (FABC), wants the Church in India to initiate a process to declare as "martyrs of Kandhamal" those killed during an anti-Christian violence in Kandhamal, Odisha, eastern India in 2008 which claimed more than 90 lives and rendered more than 56 thousand faithful homeless, ...

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  • The Archbishop of Calcutta: "upcoming canonization of Mother Teresa, a gift to the whole of India"

    "This Christmas is very special. We are grateful and overjoyed at upcoming canonization of Mother Teresa of Calcutta. We are deeply grateful to God and to the Holy Father. Today there is an atmosphere of great enthusiasm in the Catholic community in Calcutta": the Archbishop of Calcutta His Exc. Mgr. Thomas D'Souza expressed his joy to Agenzia Fides and said that the Holy See recognized a miracle attributed to Mother Teresa of Calcutta and ordered to promulgate the decree of canonization.

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  • For the Indian Church Christmas in solidarity with flood victims in Tamil Nadu

    Churches in South India will experience a Christmas of solidarity and humanitarian aid, to help the victims of the flooding that occurred in recent days in the area of Chennai, in the state of Tamil Nadu.

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  • We hope for a peaceful Christmas after two years of Civil War

    "Two years after the outbreak of the civil war we continue to hope for peace, and perhaps this Christmas will be different from the last two, where we experienced suffering and fear", says a missionary source from South Sudan to Agenzia Fides, where yesterday the second anniversary of the outbreak of the civil war between the regular army, loyal to President Salva Kiir, and the rebels of former Vice President, Riek Machar was remembered.

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