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Cuba: The chapel fell, but not the Church Cuba: The chapel fell, but not the Church

Cuba: The chapel fell, but not the Church

Wednesday 13 September 2017

Maria Lozano, ACN News 
 
A leading Catholic bishop in Cuba has described the damage in the parts of his diocese devastated by Hurricane Irma.

Archbishop Wilfredo Pino Estevez of Camagüey told the Catholic charity Aid to the Church in Need (ACN) how he visited the town of Esmeralda in the eastern province of Camaguey, the day after it was struck by the storm.  

Aid workers see humanitarian crisis as Rohingya flee to Bangladesh

Tuesday 12 September 2017

Catholic News Service (CNS photo/Danish Siddiqui, Reuters)
 
Bangladesh is bracing for a massive humanitarian crisis because of a lack of food, sanitation, medicines and even basic housing following the exodus of as many as 350,000 Rohingya Muslims from Myanmar, fleeing violence in which at least 1,000 were killed in just two weeks.
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