JRS assisting Africans stricken by food crisis

Refugee shelters at the transit centre in Dollo Ado, where refugees are documented before entering camps. Photo: ANGELIKA MENDES/JRSChildren vastly outnumber adults in some of the refugee camps in the Horn of Africa, where a prolonged drought is causing a severe food crisis.In the camps in the Dollo Ado district in Ethiopia, there are almost [...]

International Soccer Peace Tournament organized by Catholic Church: “South Africans, immigrants, and fans from around the world united in the greatest challenge, peace.”

Pretoria (Agenzia Fides) – “We want to involve all South Africans in the world, especially those who remain on the margins of this event,” Antoine Soubrier of the Communications Office for the Southern African Catholic Bishops Conference (SACBC) told Fides. “So, we’ve organized a parallel World Cup, to compliment the official one, with the soccer [...]