Monthly Archives: April 2020

China Makes Donations to Vatican Pharmacy

. . . Director of Holy See Press Office Announces in Holy Thursday Statement “In these days donations of health supplies from China have arrived in the Vatican Pharmacy…” The Director of the Holy See Press Office, Matteo Bruni, revealed this in an April 10 statement. The Red Cross Society of China and the Hebei Jinde Charities Foundation were the ...

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“Coronavirus makes us more humble, invites us to return to God and to show solidarity towards the poor” – Catholic Bishops

Image source : Google A bath of humility to remind everyone that it is necessary to return to God. Thus some Bishops of Nigeria exhort the faithful in the face of the spread of the coronavirus SARS-CoV-2, which causes the COVID-19 disease. “All nations, big or small, developed and undeveloped, poor and rich, have seen that technology cannot do much”, ...

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Covid-19: Caritas Peru helps 40 thousand vulnerable families across the country

The general coordinator of “Caritas in the face of the coronavirus” campaign, reported on April 3 on national television, that the Caritas network has already assisted about 40,000 families across the nation, through the delivery of food kits, canteen service and information campaigns. These families live in conditions of extreme poverty and, due to compulsory social isolation, they cannot obtain ...

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COVID-19 pandemic forces CFL to postpone start of season

The CFL is the latest league to postpone play due to the COVID-19 pandemic. The league, which was slated to kick off the regular season on June 11, announced Tuesday that the season won’t start before the beginning of July. “Like our fellow Canadians, we in the CFL are striving to meet today’s challenges with both pragmatism and hope,” commissioner Randy Ambrosie said in ...

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Ecumenism – Easter of Charity for Christians and Muslims in Syria

Syrian Christians celebrate Christmas in Aleppo (© Aid to the Church in Need) In Syria, the threat of the Coronavirus pandemic looms over a reality devastated by the war years, which in the northwestern Province of Idlib still sees a situation of armed conflict involving government army, Russian troops, anti-Assad jihadist militias, and Turkish military units, reported Fides News Agency. ...

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Coronavirus: European countries agree to half trillion euros in economic support

Governments from the 19 countries that use the euro overcame sharp differences to agree Thursday on measures that could provide more than a half-trillion euros ($550 billion) for companies, workers and health systems to cushion the economic impact of the virus outbreak. Mario Centeno, who heads the finance ministers’ group from European Union countries, called the package of measures agreed ...

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