from ONE

America’s Horn of Africa
by Vincent Gragnani with photographs by Erin Edwards
(From ONE magazine March 2009)
Eriteans and Ethiopians make a home in Washington, D.C.

from News

Report on East Africa
web news (20 July 2011)
The drought in East Africa is severe. It is hitting lowland, pastoralist areas that are always vulnerable to food shortages. The epicenter is Somalia, which has been without a functioning government for nearly 20 years. As a result, the country lacks the early warning and emergency response mechanisms to mitigate such disasters.

Pope Pleas for Aid to Draught Victims in Horn of Africa
Catholic News Service (6 October 2011)
VATICAN CITY (CNS) — Pope Benedict XVI asked the international community to continue aid to the drought- and famine-stricken Horn of Africa and asked individuals to offer prayers and donate money to help save the millions facing death.

from Blog Content

Inside East Africa’s Drought
Deacon Greg Kandra relates information received from Gerald Jones, CNEWA's regional director of Ethiopia, on droughts in the Horn of Africa.

The Face of CNEWA
Deacon Greg Kandra writes in from California, where he and Chris Kennedy visited a longtime donor.

Picture of the Day: Care and Community in Africa
Good Shepherd Sister Odile, a Coptic Catholic, cares for children at her order’s orphanage in Suez, Egypt. For thousands of years, ethnic Christians — or Copts — have formed a major constituency of the Church of Alexandria. (photo: David Degner)

Picture of the Day: The Warmth of Africa
A young student in Ethiopia offers a warm greeting as he begins another school day. (photo: John E. Kozar)

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