Posts Tagged ‘Fishers’

Seafarers have been stuck on ships or without work for months

Thursday, July 8th, 2021
ABC News

COVID travel restrictions may help slow the virus’s transmission, but seafarers are suffering, Pope Francis notes. He has been offering his prayers and solidarity to those who work at sea and have been prevented from going ashore or have not been able to work. In a video message last month Francis gave a special message Read more

The Sister who got 87 detainees home to Vietnam

Thursday, June 1st, 2017

Sister Ma Theresa Trinh Vu Phuong has helped over 130 detained Vietnamese fishermen in a number of Papua New Guinean (PNG) prisons to return home. She looked after the needs of the detainees and served as their interpreter and mediator in court, said the secretary for communications and youth at Don Bosco Technical School at Read more

Sea Sunday – 14 July 2013

Friday, July 12th, 2013

Sea Sunday is the annual day of prayer for those who work at sea and in ports around the world, and their families. Away from family and friends for many months at a time, working long hours and navigating some of the world’s most dangerous stretches of ocean, seafaring can be a tough, lonely and Read more