Posts Tagged ‘Emergency Aid’

People killed, churches damaged in earthquake and tsunami

Thursday, October 4th, 2018
churches damaged

Father Joy Derry Clement, chairman of the Socio-Economic Commission of Manado Diocese in North Sulawesi, has told that some parishes in Central Sulawesi province have been heavily hit by the 7.4 earthquake and tsunami that hit Sulawesi Island in Indonesia on the afternoon of 28 September. Clement said he had been informed by Father Johanis Salaki from the Read more

Indonesia’s catholics come to the aid of earthquake victims

Thursday, August 9th, 2018

Two Indonesian dioceses have issued an appeal calling on Catholics to raise funds to assist the victims of the earthquake that struck the tourist island of Lombok in West Nusa Tenggara province of Indonesia. And Catholic hospitals in Indonesia have sent medical teams to treat hundreds of people injured in the earthquake. Speaking to Read more

Drought: Near 3 million in PNG lack food and water

Friday, November 20th, 2015

AN estimated one-third of the population of Papua New Guinea is now suffering in from the country’s worst drought this century and experts predict El Nino’s influence will carry on until March next year. The Red Cross in Papua New Guinea says drought-resistant crops and food supplies are desperately needed in the drought-affected Highlands. The Read more

Dialogue, not arms, solves global conflicts

Tuesday, June 28th, 2011

Dialogue rather than arms is the solution to global conflict according to the official representative of Vatican politics, Archbishop Edumnd Farhat. Farhat, speaking at the International conference on the global Fight against Terrorism in Theran insisted that charity, dialogue and pardon were the ways forward. “There is no word for terrorism in my religion, Christianity,” Farhat Read more