Number of articles: 162

Covid-19: Prelate’s Dialogue with Health Care Workers

Monsignor Fernando Ocáriz took part in the second edition of “Harambee Covid-19 Conversations,” a series of discussions among health care professionals from Africa, Europe and Latin America.

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​In Portugal: “#washing your hands is not enough”

Dita, from Portugal, writes about an initiative to connect by phone with elderly people who are suffering from loneliness during COVID-19. Many new friendships have resulted.

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Beyond My Four Walls

The following stories show how creativity and a passion for doing good can cut through walls and cross over oceans. Although we are confined, our eagerness to help others cannot be.

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"Los Americanos" Have Arrived

A group of ten high school students from the US spent their Christmas break this year serving the townspeople of Santa Caterina Palopo, Guatemala, where they say they received more than they gave.

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Ugandan Doctor Wins 2020 Harambee Prize

A graduate of Makerere University in Uganda, Dr. Irene Kyamummi has worked for over ten years to provide health care for children in the slums of Nairobi, Kenya.

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"Wasted" Food for the Hungry

Some members of the Prelature in the Philippines have begun a Food Bank to distribute soon-to-expire but still very edible products to undernourished families.

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A Center for Women’s Health in Palestine

One year ago the first center in Palestine for the specific diagnosis of breast cancer was opened in Bethlehem. Its history is an example of how a spirit of service can cross over borders and reach the world's peripheries.

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Josemaria, Once Again Among the Needy

"But what can I do?" On seeing so many needy people in the streets of Mazatlan (a coastal city in Mexico), Amparo asked herself what she could do to help. Today, more than 15 years later, Amparo’s question has found a clear answer.

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A Golden Opportunity to Celebrate

Kibondeni College in Kenya has been celebrating its 50th anniversary for the last 12 months with various events. Here are some of the highlights.

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The Impact of a Few Days of Service

"When I was in high school, Estonia, Latvia and Lithuania were distant lands. But an unexpected opportunity to organize a service project in Lithuania brought the Baltic countries a lot closer to home."

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