Posts Tagged ‘Developing world’

‘We didn’t even know where to begin.’ Nuns describe facing the pandemic in developing nations

Thursday, July 9th, 2020
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Europe and the United States experienced firsthand the brunt of the pandemic, witnessing its tremendous death toll and impact on society. But some Catholic nuns, on the front lines in helping the poor and vulnerable, described on Tuesday (June 23) the challenges and human cost of fighting COVID-19 in the developing world. “We didn’t even Read more

Ribat says Pope very true to his word – “church is for the poor”

Friday, October 21st, 2016

John Ribat, Papua New Guinea’s newly appointed Cardinal, says Pope Francis  has been very true to his word that he’s not looking at the traditional places where cardinals have been appointed in the past. “He’s going beyond that and wanting a fairer representation of the church,” he said in an extended  interview with Alex Perrottet Read more