Posts Tagged ‘slums’

Petition backs Francis against brutal campaign in Argentina Comments 1

Tuesday, July 5th, 2016

Priests working in slums in Argentina have issued a petition defending Pope Francis against what they call a “brutal campaign against him”. The priests, together with a lay group, say there are attacks “of every kind” against the Pope, Crux reported. Local media and political leaders have either tried to claim Francis as their own Read more

Manila slum dwellers prepare for demolition Comments 0

Friday, May 2nd, 2014

An image of the Child Jesus stands in the midst of the rubble, leaning – naked and homeless – against a wall that is about to be torn down. Images of the Child Jesus, popularly known as the Santo Nino, have been dislodged from their altars as the shanties of slum dwellers in five villages Read more

Palmerston North missionary family heading for the slums of India Comments 0

Friday, December 2nd, 2011

Next Sunday, Dave and Michelle Mollard from Palmerston North and their children will travel to Delhi in India to undertake missionary and aid work for 14 months. They will work with children and orphans in the slums of India.   Their work will include teaching English to street kids. Read about them in the Manawatu Standard Read more