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Thanks to your charity, she is in recovery.

Mrs. Desta has received the surgery, is no longer in a coma, and has recovered from (more…)

An example of helping Priests in need or in trouble

Hardly a day goes by that someone who has called the NCCL office for one purpose or other asks with sometimes non-plussed curiosity (more…)

Update: no more crying in pain. Silence now. But a sign of something worse.

Moments ago, at 3:40pm EDT, Father Eyassu Kahsay phoned with an update of his sister’s worsening condition. (more…)

Cri de coeur from one suffering in Ethiopia

The communique copied below comes only moments ago from a missionary Priest in the United States, (more…)

Reply of the Bishop

The positive and informative reply of His Excellency, Bishop Tesfassilassie of Adigrat (Ethiopia) has (more…)

“Do nothing without the bishop.” St. Ignatius of Antioch

Read below NCCL’s e-mail & letter to the Eparch of Adigrat, Ethiopia, asking him to bless and guide NCCL forward in the project to dig wells in the Irob region of his eparchy — the Eastern Catholic name for a “diocese”. (more…)

A report … to make you weep in pity.

ethiopians_line_up_for_water_3-2014For the love of Christ-God and the least of his brethren, dying of thirst, will you help the poor, suffering natives of Irob county by helping to dig a well or two for them? (more…)

Update: rounding up the needed partners

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Pending a report to help assess the situation in the Irob region of Tigray, Ethiopia stricken with severe drought, NCCL Directors have conferred and now intend to partner with other charities and local authorities in order to drill at least (more…)

“Good God, all they need is for someone to help dig a well.”

ethiopian_villagers_queue_to_take_water_from_well_in_draught_3-2014The words captioned above were uttered today in a prayer full of tears for the poor villagers of Awo in the Irob county of northwestern Ethiopia, suffering from prolonged, severe drought. (more…)

A call to heaven for a sip of water

ethiopian_girl_takes_water_from_puddle_3-2014Luckily there was someone listening on a ‘party-line’ when the call was made.

The following heart-wrenching, urgent appeal was e-mailed today by a Priest-friend from the mountainous Irob region of (more…)