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Ugandan well to be dedicated to Diocese of Clogher

“Having worked in Africa myself, I know the immense value placed by people and communities on clean drinking water and its impact on their lives” – Bishop Larry Duffy.

2019.08.06.

New video on the life of Irish missionary Sr Miriam Duggan

The video is also being used to further the cause of Wicklow-born Mother Kevin, foundress of the Franciscan Missionary Sisters for Africa and the Little Sisters of St Francis in Africa.

2019.03.19.

Irish Farmers Association visits Africa

Self Help Africa was created in the wake of the Ethiopian Famine of 1984/5 to create long-term solutions to hunger and extreme poverty in the region. The IFA supported one of its first actions – the shipment and distribution of 2,000 tonnes of Cara Donegal seed potatoes to famine affected communities in Ethiopia.

2018.11.22.

Irish Aid launches annual report

“2016 saw the scale of humanitarian need in the world reach record levels with over 130 million people in need of humanitarian assistance. Ireland is committed to providing humanitarian assistance to ease the plight of civilians caught up in conflicts and natural disasters,” - Minister for Foreign Affairs and Trade, Simon Coveney, T.D.

2017.09.29.

Irish missionaries continue to be relevant

"Our true success is reflected in the lives that are changed for the better in places that face extraordinary challenges, such as South Sudan, the Democratic Republic of Congo, Malawi, and parts of Kenya and India. It is inspiring to see a life transformed due the active care and belief of a missionary.”

2017.07.05.

New video exposes Marie Stopes’ abortion ‘mission’ in Africa

UK tax-payers’ money is being used to provide abortion under the guise of ‘reproductive health services’ even in those countries where abortion is illegal.

2017.01.10.

Mother Kevin: a cause for celebration

The Irish woman’s greatest legacy is the Congregation of the Little Sisters of St Francis, which has more than 550 members in Africa today.

2016.11.20.

Minister visits Irish Aid projects in Uganda

Praises Irish missionaries, "who created strong bonds" between peoples of Ireland and Uganda.

2016.07.13.

Missionaries helped 2.5 million in 2015

"Missionaries have always had the unique foresight and commitment to target the world’s most difficult challenges" - Heydi Foster, CEO of Misean Cara.

2016.07.05.

Eight Spiritans celebrate 60 years of priesthood

Fr Enzo Agnoli moved from Italy to Ireland with his family and both he and his late brother Savino became Spiritan priests for the Irish province.

2016.06.15.

President Higgins pays tribute to Sr Miriam Duggan

Irish missionary presently works with Hands of Care & Hope project in the slums of Nairobi assisting out of school youth and those living with HIV.

2015.12.04.

Pope praises Uganda’s treatment of refugees

Pontiff calls for “good and transparent governance, integral human development and a wide and just distribution” of Africa’s goods.

2015.11.28.

Pope to meet Irish nun Sr Mary Killeen in Nairobi

Irish missionary is helping over half a million of Kenya's poorest eking out an existence in a slum with inadequate sanitation, medical, educational and water services.

2015.11.27.

Pope Francis begins six-day visit to Africa in Kenya

“We have a responsibility to pass on the beauty of nature in its integrity to future generations, and an obligation to exercise a just stewardship of the gifts we have received."

2015.11.26.

Primate appeals for cohesive plan for refugees

“We are being confronted with a human tragedy that requires a generous political and church partnership to help meet the needs of these vulnerable people."

2015.10.26.

Schedule for Pope Francis’s visit to Africa unveiled

Irish missionary, Fr Eddie Murphy, believes the papal visit will highlight the extent to which the Church in Africa is dynamic and still growing.

2015.10.19.

Pope will visit Kenya, Uganda & CAR in November

The Kenyan bishops have chosen as their theme, “To stand strong in the faith”.

2015.08.29.

Irish overseas volunteers much prized says Minister

New initiative aimed at increasing the number of Irish volunteers.

2013.10.17.

Nun who helps LRA’s victims honoured by UN

Victims of DRC conflict seek Sr Angelique's help to recover from trauma and damage.

2013.09.19.
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