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The Catholic Loop | January 08, 2015

The Catholic Loop – Today’s news headlines for the busy Catholic | January 08, 2015 Three gunmen killed at least 12 people at a satirical weekly French newspaper last night, raising Holy Father Pope Francis’ “firmest condemnation” against physical and moral violence. The Vatican will contribute $3.5 million to support those affected by the Ebola outbreak. Egypt’s Abdel Fattah Al-Sisi ... Read More »

Catholic charities respond to Ebola

Ebola response

DR Timothy Flanigan, professor of medicine at Brown University School of Medicine and permanent deacon for the Diocese of Providence, Rhode Island, said he left his wife and five kids in August and travelled to Liberia because he thought he “could make a difference”. As the Ebola epidemic continues, killing thousands of people in West Africa and leaving millions of ... Read More »

Pope urges prayer, international action to fight Ebola virus

Ebola

POPE Francis pleaded for the international community to take stronger, co-ordinated steps to “annihilate” the Ebola virus and help the millions of people impacted by the disease. “As the Ebola virus epidemic worsens, I want to express my deep concern for this relentless illness that is spreading particularly on the African continent and especially among populations that are already disadvantaged,” ... Read More »

Hunger spreads in West Africa

Ebola spreads in Liberia

HUNGER and panic are spreading among people unable to work because of restrictions aimed at containing the spread of Ebola in Liberia and Sierra Leone, say Church workers in West Africa. In Liberia’s capital, Monrovia, Church groups “are trying to get food and distribute it to families who have asked us to help, but movement is heavily restricted and there ... Read More »

Panic, hunger spread among quarantined West Africans in Ebola areas

Liberians wait for food

HUNGER and panic are spreading among people unable to work because of restrictions aimed at containing the spread of Ebola in Liberia and Sierra Leone, say Church workers in West Africa. In Liberia’s capital, Monrovia, Church groups “are trying to get food and distribute it to families who have asked us to help, but movement is heavily restricted and there ... Read More »

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