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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…)

Priest’s Mother dying – for want of antibiotics

Can you pitch in to help, for the love of Christ?

And one of his Priests?

For his dying Mother?

Click here to read Father’s desperate appeal here for simple medical treatments and antibiotics to spare her earthly life. (more…)

How much worse are the conditions in Irob than Sister Bisirat describes in her letter?

Much worse.

(Read Sister’s full letter, here.)

For starters, the most basic natural need of the children the Sisters teach is (more…)

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…)

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…)

“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…)