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What if your Mother were trapped abroad, in the kind of limbo of Zaid’s ordeal in Israel?

Read these lines and weep.

But don’t ‘waste’ your tears. Use them to appeal to Christ to deal mercifully with Zaid, to grant her heart’s desire to be reunited with her young daughters.

Be sure also to read, farther below, the letter from NCCL’s Executive Director to (more…)

young Ethiopian refugee hounded by slave-traffickers and forgotten in a Libyan prison – letter to UNHCR in Tunisia seeking help to resettle him

Alem, a young student from Mekele, in Tigray State, Ethiopia, last year fled the three foreign armies that invaded his homeland, each seeking to kill or to impress him and thousands of his contemporaries into their vicious ranks.

Twice abducted by slave-traders and organ-harvesting traffickers, first in Sudan then in Libya, he is now (more…)

unlikely to receive reply from UNHCR in Tripoli since Libya is in state of anarchy

Young men hardly have a chance when it comes to resettlement as refugees. That’s mostly because the U.N. can barely service (more…)

appeal of Irobs in diaspora – to relieve suffering of brethren in Ethiopia suffering war of genocide against them

Lay faithful of the Catholic Eparchy (diocese) of Adigrat, Ethiopia who are living abroad have sent a universal appeal to Christians & men of good will to contribute to the relief of the Irob people now suffering from the war of genocide raging against them in Tigray State

The Irob Development Association (IDA) has sent the following letter.
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Sister Bisirat’s letter

Read the full exchange here.

Here follows Sister Bisirat Misgina’s moving letter e-mailed (more…)

African refugees in Israel – Ethiopian & Eritrean Catholics among them

Look into the eyes of the suffering children, (more…)

What if you were a refugee, then enslaved, then imprisoned?

Thanks to the generous prayers & works of NCCL’s friends like you some young Christian Ethiopian & Eritrean women, and a young man, were ransomed from human-traffickers in Egypt. (more…)