Italian Bishops’ Conference donates one million euros to South Sudan

South Sudan is set to receive a one million euro donation from the Italian Catholic Bishops’ Conference (Conferenza Episcopale Italian, CEI.) The funds are pledged “in favor of the people of South Sudan” according to the conference and targeted to aid multiple humanitarian issues.

This marks the fourth year in a row the group has allocated a portion of the “eight per thousand” funds to provide aid in South Sudan.  The “eight per thousand” is tax law where a portion of Italian citizens tax returns are distributed to organized religion and social assistance programs.  The Church uses this funding for a variety of charitable programs cross the globe.

Read the article here

How You've Helped

Catholic University of South Sudan

Thursday, October 26, 2017

Read More

Nursing

Read More

Education

Read More

Holy Cross Catholic School

Read More

Surviving Leprosy
Bringing Healing to the Forsaken

Lepers become homeless, destitute, and eventually starve. Without treatment, their disease progresses until they grow too weak or disabled to help themselves. They slowly die from exposure, starvation, illness, or attacks by wild animals.