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  • Eight hundred children in feast: they will not study any more in the rain or under the hot sun

    Work has begun to rebuild two new classrooms in the Primary School '19 de Outubro of Ngalunde, 42 km from Maputo, district of Marracuene. The news of the great feast, which involved all the 800 pupils, the school board members, teachers, parents, traditional authorities and government, was given by the non-profit organization Development Cooperation Centre, committed to improving the quality of education and the well-being of children.

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  • The civil war continues to penalize the population: now the aim is survival

    "Civil war resumes in South Sudan and is undermining the troubled path towards the development of the Country". This is the testimony of Don Dante Carraro, Director of Doctors with Africa Cuamm (CUAMM) in a statement sent to Agenzia Fides. CUAMM has been present in Lui, Western Equatoria, since 2009 with only one hospital in the area, a school for midwives with 20 students, local staff and a team of 13 professionals.

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  • The Report of the Commission of Inquiry on anti-Christian violence in Orissa is being prepared

    The Commission of Inquiry on anti-Christian violence that took place in 2008 in the district of Kandhamal, in Orissa, concluded its work and hearings on October 30 and is preparing to publish a detailed report on the investigation, which will be released at the end of December and presented to the government of Orissa.

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  • Annual report on Indigenous women and girls: victims of violence, atrocities and humiliations

    Women and indigenous girls not only suffer human rights violations that often occur against the indigenous population in general, but they are also victims of other atrocities and humiliations. This is what is reported in the annual report of the UN Special Rapporteur on the rights of indigenous peoples, Victoria Tauli-Corpuz, which was recently presented at the United Nations Human Rights Council.​

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  • Six months after the earthquake, the work of reconstruction of Caritas continues

    Six months after the two devastating earthquakes that hit Nepal in April, causing destruction for more than eight million people, Caritas Nepal, together with the global network of Caritas Internationalis, continues the work of reconstruction and assistance to families and communities.

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  • Violence on the faithful and demolition of churches: intolerance in Aceh increases

    The demolition of three small Christian religious buildings (two protestant, one Catholic) in the Indonesian province of Aceh on the island of Sumatra, and the flight of about 8,000 faithful, following the violence of Islamic radicals cause "deep concern for the safety of thousands of Christians who are in danger": writes Rev. Olav Fykse Tveit, leader of the World Council of Churches.

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  • The Bishops are certain the visit of Pope Francis will reinforce national unity

    The Visit of Pope Francis will help reinforce national unity, endangered by terrorist attacks, corruption and political policies which aim to divide in order to exploit the ethnic element, Kenya’s Catholic Bishops are confident as they issue calls and instructions to the faithful in preparation for the visit Pope Francis is due to make to that country, 25 to 27 November.

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  • Dalit infants burnt alive: Bishops deplore inhuman act

    Dalit infants burnt alive: Bishops deplore inhuman act New Delhi (Agenzia Fides) – The Catholic Bishops of India have firmly condemned the incident in Faridabad on 21 October when the home of a Dalit family was set on fire and in the blaze two infants were burned alive: the mother is left fighting for her life.

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  • El Nino brings drought and famine to farming communities

    Communities of farmers all over Indonesia are battling with drought caused by rising sea temperatures associated with the El Nino atmospheric phenomenon which affects rainfall all over the world. The most recent rice harvest in the mountain village of Ketung Miri, produced 20% lower than expected and it will be months before farmers can plant again.

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  • The damage of Typhoon Koppu: Dead, missing, harvests destroyed

    According to local sources, at least 39 people have died due to Typhoon Koppu which in recent days has devastated the north-east of the Country, knocking down trees and electricity posts. Over 100 thousand people were evacuated and floodwaters swamped rice farmlands during harvest. A very high number of people are missing, with over 500,000 people affected by the typhoon.

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