Inflation, Ukraine war complicate getting aid to Ethiopia's most needy

In Alitena, a remote village in Ethiopia's northern Tigray region, the Daughters of Charity host a gathering to support each other in their grief, mourning and trauma in the wake of the terror and violence that has raged in the region since November 2020. 

Catholic hospital in Lebanon losing staff as many nurses resign

A new crisis is affecting Lebanon's hospitals, which are still struggling with multiple challenges, including having to rebuild after the port blast in August 2020: dozens of nurses are resigning to seek more stable work in other countries.

First world day against human trafficking set for February

The first International Day of Prayer and Awareness against Human Trafficking has been announced for Feb. 8, the feast of St. Josephine Bakhita, a Sudanese slave who eventually was freed and became a Canossian nun.