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Ebola cases are dropping, but it’s ‘still too early to rejoice’

Freetown, Sierra Leone, Mar 18, 2015 / 03:14 pm (CNA/EWTN News).- As the number of Ebola cases continue to fall in West Africa, survivors of the nightmarish outbreak are expressing cautious optimism, saying they still need much support. “It's still too early to rejoice, even if the […]

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Suffering in Sierra Leone, hard-hit by Ebola, reminds bishop of civil war years

Kenema, Sierra Leone, Jan 22, 2015 / 02:01 am (Aid to the Church in Need).- From providing spiritual support to ensuring preventive care, the Diocese of Kenema in the eastern part of Sierra Leone is deeply involved in the country’s fight against the Ebola virus. This vital […]

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Medical shortages hinder Ebola relief, survivors grieve

Freetown, Sierra Leone, Dec 11, 2014 / 08:07 pm (CNA).- Bishops in West Africa have appealed for more help for a hospital in a region suffering many Ebola infections, as the disease’s survivors lament its destructive impact on their loved ones and their communities. “The Ebola situation […]

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Save Catholic clinics in Africa – they may be the only ones to fight Ebola

Rome, Italy, Nov 7, 2014 / 02:06 am (CNA/EWTN News).- Caritas officials have urged that in facing the Ebola outbreak in west Africa, efforts should be focused on keeping Catholic clinics open because they are the best-equipped in the region. Many hospitals in Liberia, the nation most […]

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Spanish nurse survives Ebola, thanks God for recovery

Madrid, Spain, Nov 6, 2014 / 02:49 pm (CNA/EWTN News).- Upon announcing her recovery from Ebola, Spanish nurse Teresa Romero said Wednesday that she praises God for her life and holds no ill will against anyone for having contracted the disease. “I don't know what went wrong, […]

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Ebola orphans and other woes: What the Church in West Africa faces

Rome, Italy, Oct 28, 2014 / 05:03 pm (CNA/EWTN News).- A health adviser for a top global Catholic relief agency stressed the Church's key efforts on the Ebola front in West Africa: helping people overcome panic and avert devastating social stigmas by providing accurate information. “Much of […]

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Ebola survivor Nina Pham: I believe in the power of prayer

Washington D.C., Oct 24, 2014 / 12:08 pm (CNA/EWTN News).- Nina Pham, a Dallas nurse who has been battling Ebola after treating a patient in Texas, has now been declared free of the disease, and gave thanks to God and all those who have prayed for her […]

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Why the bishop of Dallas sheltered a family on Ebola watch

Dallas, Texas, Oct 21, 2014 / 02:47 pm (CNA/EWTN News).- When a Texas family feared to have contracted the Ebola virus was recently placed under quarantine, they found refuge from Bishop Kevin Farrell of Dallas, who offered them shelter in the name of Christ. “I was asked […]

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After surviving Ebola, Liberians have another challenge – marginalization

Gbarnga, Liberia, Oct 21, 2014 / 12:58 pm (CNA/EWTN News).- "How is it that we have again become the marginalized of the earth?" That is what people ask Bishop Anthony Borwah of Gbarnga, in Liberia, the country most affected by the outbreak of Ebola. Recalling that the […]

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No boundaries to prayer for nurse under Ebola quarantine

No boundaries to prayer for nurse under Ebola quarantine

Dallas, Texas, Oct 15, 2014 / 05:10 pm (CNA).- Catholics in Texas are praying for the two nurses infected with Ebola, one of whom is a devout Catholic in communication with a priest. “It is with profound sadness that we learn of the two Dallas healthcare workers […]

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