- Dec 14, 2019
In Kenya there is a project to improve cooking methods for health and environmental reasons.
Ghana’s rapid urbanization means Catholic Relief Services (CRS) is shifting resources to hygiene and sanitation, as the number of people without access to toilets increases to over 5 million.
An official at the U.S. Conference of Catholic Bishops said recent comments made by Dr. Francis Collins, director of the National Institutes of Health, in defending human fetal tissue research were “deeply disturbing.”
Access to toilets is not something that captures the imagination of celebrity activists, but it is one of the most important health issues facing the developing world.
An outbreak of Ebola in the Democratic Republic of the Congo is “deeply concerning” for the bishops of the country, especially since the disease has been found in Mbandaka, a city of 1.2 million people.
Religions provide hope, meaning and models of behavior that have been proven to promote health, healing and long life, said speakers at a Vatican meeting.