- Dec 10, 2019
AVSI Brasil, along with a number of other entities linked to the Catholic Church — such as the Scalabrinian institute for migrant human rights, Jesuit Refugee Service, the Catholic ministry to migrants of the Diocese of Roraima, and Caritas Brazil — work to help the Venezuelans inside and outside refugee camps in Brazil.
Christian Brother James Miller taught students and served as a vice principal at the La Sallian Christian Brothers school in this impoverished pocket of rural Guatemala. He also helped oversee a boarding home for male students from the surrounding indigenous communities.
Pope Francis offered prayers for a summit in France that will seek to bring an end to the ongoing war in eastern Ukraine.
The U.S. Supreme Court Dec. 9 declined to take up a challenge to a Kentucky ultrasound law that requires a physician or qualified technician to perform an ultrasound on a woman seeking an abortion and show the screen images to her.
A few days after the death of Bishop Paul D. Sirba of Duluth, Minnesota, his brother, Father Joseph Sirba, spent time in the bishop’s private chapel.