- Dec 3, 2020
Catholic bishops in Mozambique expressed their concern over the deteriorating situation in the country’s northern province of Cabo Delgado, a region rich in natural gas at the center of an insurgency from extremists based in other countries.
Putting the words of the Gospel into action was always an important part of Melissa Altman’s Catholic family in Pennsylvania. Some of her childhood experiences of that family cornerstone came from a great uncle, a Maryknoll priest, who ignited the kindling of a spiritual fire that led her down the road to learn more about the life and experiences of missioners.
Attacks by insurgents against civilians in northern Mozambique have already forced more than 400,000 people to leave the conflict zone.
Pope Francis met with Father Pierluigi Maccalli, a member of the Society of African Missions, who was freed more than two years after he was kidnapped in Niger.
Ethiopia – From Every Clan is a documentary about Abba (Father) Goesh, a Catholic priest braving the odds of a hostile climate and hostile people to bring the Gospel to the Dassanech people on Ethiopia’s Omo River.
The Catholic Committee of Appalachia , which is observing its 50th anniversary this year advocates for, stands with and ministers alongside the residents of Appalachia, a region that extends across 13 states from Mississippi to New York.