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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…)

The surgeon is fulfilling your prayer for Hiwot.

As I type (10:00 am EDT Monday, feast of St. Lawrence 2020, August 10), after four sometimes tortuously long years of waiting, Dr. Woods is performing the long-awaited surgery, in charity, for Hiwot at Nationwide Children’s Hospital in Columbus, Ohio. (more…)

The Ethiopian has landed!

“And Jesus passing by, saw a man, who was blind from his birth: And his disciples asked him: Rabbi, who hath sinned, this man, or his parents, that he should be born blind?” Jn. ix, 1-2

Jesus answered: Neither hath this man sinned, nor his parents; but that the works of God should be made manifest in him.Jn. ix, 3

This morning, Christ’s words have rung true yet again, this time at Dulles International Airport, in Washington, D.C., when Hiwot Tesfagiorgis Yohannis landed after (more…)

Storm heaven with your prayers!

Dear Friends,

please storm heaven with your prayers!

Hiwot’s sponsor, Selemon Gebriel of Columbus, Ohio meets with (more…)

Her earthly father has abandoned her. Her heavenly Father has not.

And her Bishop begs you to be generous, to spare her life.

The following letter from (more…)

They want to keep their children safe, and need our help.

Imagine living in a neighborhood where your child’s well-being was in constant peril – by wild (more…)

The news she’s been waiting for – 19 years.

Thanks to the prayers & sacrifices of many, today the Charity Services Coordinator at Nationwide Children’s Hospital in Columbus, Ohio telephoned the NCCL office to inform that their Board has approved the requested (more…)

Eternal memory!

Mama Hagosa Baraki, most venerable & much-beloved Matriarch of The Baraki Family of Irob, Ethiopia, has (more…)