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This is the first laundry with Down syndrome workers in Latin America

Concepci√≥n, Chile, May 28, 2017 / 04:09 pm (CNA/EWTN News).- Three years ago the Church in Chile launched “Lavandería 21,” a new work inclusion project for people with Downs syndrome, whose results today far exceed what was hoped. It all began in 2012 when the Archbishop Fernando […]

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Labor Day the Catholic way: help young workers and struggling families

Washington D.C., Sep 7, 2015 / 03:02 am (CNA/EWTN News).- The need for decent work at a living wage – one which can support a family – was a key theme of the U.S. bishops’ 2015 Labor Day message, which sought to restore work to its “honored […]

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Pope Francis meets relatives of aid workers murdered by Islamic State

Vatican City, Mar 27, 2015 / 12:03 am (CNA/EWTN News).- The brother and widow of two British aid workers killed by Islamic State militants last autumn were among the participants in yesterday’s General Audience, during which they briefly met with Pope Francis and received his blessing. “Pope […]

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Young Vietnamese migrant workers find strength in Lenten practices

Bangkok, Thailand, Mar 25, 2015 / 12:51 am (CNA/EWTN News).- Young Vietnamese Catholics living in Thailand came together for a Lenten retreat focused on spiritual nourishment for the challenges of life as migrant workers in a foreign country. About 40 youth leaders came to the Cristina Retreat […]

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Relief workers welcome US action against Ebola

Relief workers welcome US action against Ebola

Washington D.C., Sep 17, 2014 / 04:58 pm (CNA/EWTN News).- President Barack Obama’s announcement of personnel and other aid to combat the deadly Ebola virus outbreak in West Africa drew praise from relief workers involved in the region. “The situation in West Africa requires an unprecedented response, […]

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Aid workers grateful for Gaza ceasefire, but remain wary

Aid workers grateful for Gaza ceasefire, but remain wary

Jerusalem, Israel, Aug 5, 2014 / 04:56 pm (CNA/EWTN News).- A new 72-hour ceasefire between Israel and Hamas is offering locals and aid workers invaluable time to safely secure essential supplies, but many remain skeptical that it will bring an end to the region’s ongoing violence. “Everyone, […]

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