- Apr 8, 2020
Writing from his hospital bed in Ouagadougouin, Burkina Faso, where he is being treated for the COVID-19 coronavirus, Cardinal Philippe Ouedraogo voiced gratitude to all those who are praying for him, saying he is offering his illness for other patients and for peace in his country.
ROSARIO, Argentina – As many in the United States and across Europe worry over hoarding toilet paper to face the uncertainties of the coronavirus pandemic, a missionary priest in Africa is worried that most in his community don’t have soap in their homes and no one has running water. “The
Gaston Vigo, a young lay Catholic man in his 30s, launched ‘Akamasoa Argentina, Mas Humanidad’ to fight poverty in Pope Francis’s homeland.
Catholic leaders are urging the UK government to drop a two-child limit on benefits as a new budget is about to be announced.
Cardinal Timothy Dolan of New York traveled to the farthest reaches of Cuba to see the situation on the ground and talk to as many people as possible.
In the remote rural swathe known as the Wild West of Honduras, said to be a bandits’ hideout where it is “easy to get in, tough to get out,” the Church finds itself once again at the forefront of a movement for justice.