Posts Tagged ‘Internally displaced people’

Catholic Church builds mosque for internally displaced Muslims

Thursday, April 15th, 2021

The Catholic Church has built a mosque for internally displaced Muslims at a camp in Yola, northeastern Nigeria. The Bishop of Yola’s Catholic Diocese, Stephen Mamza, says since 2014 the Diocese has helped care for the displaced victims of Boko Haram insurgency who ran to Yola for refuge. Mamza says Church authorities didn’t ask what Read more

Internally displaced people are central to new Vatican guidelines

Thursday, May 7th, 2020

Internally displaced citizen numbers now account for over 50 million people, according to a recent study. Their needs are the focus of new guidelines Pope Francis and the Vatican have just released. “In this time of pandemic, the virus does not seem to distinguish between those who are important and those who are invisible, those Read more