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Latest stories: Archdiocese of Freetown

Volunteers at Caritas Freetown getting ready to serve victims of the Thursday, March 25 fire at Susan's Bay slum in Freetown in Sierra Leone. / Caritas Freetown

Caritas Freetown Leads 21-Day Feeding Program for Thousands of Sierra Leone’s Fire Victims

Volunteers at Caritas Freetown in Sierra Leone are leading teams of other charity organizations in reaching out to thousands of people who were left homeless when fire razed down a huge chunk of a slum outside the country’s capital in the Archdiocese of Freetown.

Some Christians during Mass at the newly constructed St. Augustine's Parish in Sierra Leone’s Freetown Archdiocese. / Facebook Page St. Augustine's Parish Freetown.

Sierra Leone’s New Church Building a Response to Growing Number of Parishioners: Salesians

A new church under construction at the Parish dedicated to St. Augustine in Sierra Leone’s Freetown Archdiocese is a response to the growing number of parishioners, the leadership of the Salesian Missions, the U.S.-based development arm of the Salesians of Don Bosco (SDB) has said.

Fr. Peter Konteh, founder of St. Mary’s Interim Child Care Centre within the Archdiocese of Freetown in Sierra Leone, / Caritas Freetown

Caritas Freetown Defying Setbacks to Rescue Sierra Leone’s Sexually Molested Girls

At St. Mary’s Interim Child Care Centre within the Archdiocese of Freetown in Sierra Leone, girls as young as five who have been sexually molested embark on the bumpy process of searching for justice in the West African country where cases of sexual and gender-based violence (SGBV) are rife.

Some Ebola survivors in Sierra Leone beneficiaries of different business ventures set up by Caritas Freetown. / Caritas Freetown

Caritas Freetown Sets Up Businesses for Dozens of Ebola Survivors in Sierra Leone

Some 50 Ebola survivors in Sierra Leone, all of them bearing the scars of the disease that killed at least 3,000 people in the west African country, gathered at Hastings town in the rural area of the country to sign up for different business ventures in a project designed by the charity arm of the Archdiocese of Freetown to restore dignity among the survivors.

Catholic Priests in the Archdiocese of Freetown.

International Catholic Charity Gifts Struggling Sierra Leonean Clerics with Mass Stipends

Catholic Priests ministering under difficult conditions in Sierra Leone’s Freetown Archdiocese have been given Mass stipends amounting to 17,160 Euros to cushion them through the COVID-19 pandemic that has been characterized with dwindling Church resources in the west African country.