Polish doctors establish medical mission to Africa

KRAKOW, Poland – Every summer, dozens of physicians from Poland spend their vacation treating under-served patients in Africa. Dr. Bartek Guzik, a full-time cardiologist in one of the busiest hospitals in Poland, is one of them. (Guzik’s wife, Paulina, is a frequent contributor to Crux.) It all started last summer, when a Polish organization asked Guzik […]

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African youth challenged to do more to fight climate change

YAOUNDÉ, Cameroon – An international conference in Nairobi on Laudato Si’ – the 2015 environmental encyclical by Pope Francis — ended on Wednesday with young people of different faiths being challenged to take concrete action against the degradation of humanity’s “common home.” Speaking at the close of the July 15-16 event, Archbishop Bert van Megen, […]

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Catholic charity urges Trump not to cut aid to East Africa

YAOUNDÉ, Cameroon – East Africa is facing a “troubling” growing crisis in food security and the help of the United States is vitally needed, according to an official from Catholic Relief Services (CRS). “Significantly below-average rainfall since March is contributing to rapid deterioration in pasture and water availability as well as poor cropping conditions across […]

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