Bishops in Ireland, through their development arm, Trócaire, are providing healthcare and nutrition services to victims of floods caused by the ongoing El Nino rains in Somalia.
Pope Francis prayed on Sunday that God may “convert the hearts of the violent” after an al-Qaida-affiliated terrorist attack in Somalia.
The leadership of the overseas development agency of the Catholic Bishops of Ireland, Trócaire in Somalia, is calling for “drastic action” to provide reprieve to the people of God in drought-stricken Horn of Africa nation.
The overseas development agency of the Catholic Bishops of Ireland, Trócaire, is providing clean and safe drinking water in the drought-stricken Somalia in an initiative the agency has dubbed as “Christmas gifts of love”.
There is only one Catholic Priest in Somaliland who celebrates Holy Mass in the homes of Catholics in the territory located in the Horn of Africa within Somalia, a Catholic Bishop has said while highlighting the role of Christians in the African country that is dominated by Muslims.
The minority Christian population in Somalia has been gradually marginalized, the Apostolic Administrator of the country’s only Catholic Diocese of Mogadishu has said.
Catholic Bishops in Ireland have, in partnership with the leadership of the European Union (EU), launched a campaign against Sexual Gender Based Violence (SGBV) in Somalia.
Hundreds of vulnerable people in Somalia’s Mogadishu Diocese have benefited from entrepreneurship training and business start-up capital from the leadership of Cooperazione Internazionale (COOPI), an Italy-based non-governmental organization (NGO) founded by a Jesuit Cleric.
Following the heavy rains being experienced in the East African nation of Uganda, an official of Malteser International (MI), the worldwide relief agency of the Rome-based Catholic Lay Religious Order of Malta, has warned that the resulting floods are a threat to COVID-19 response in the affected region.