Christians and Muslims hope a project to reconstruct Mosul’s iconic places of worship, badly damaged by Islamic State militants during their 2014-2017 occupation of the city, will also help to rebuild trust between Iraq’s fractured religious communities.
After papal visit, spirit of Iraq continues to revive, Dominican priest says
In Lebanon, young adults renovate homes to help poor, build friendships
Currently there are 1,480 Caritas Youth volunteers in Caritas Lebanon trying to serve God by serving humanity.
While coping with losses, tornado victims also are hopeful about rebuilding
As of Dec. 19, at least 78 people were confirmed dead in Kentucky. Elsewhere, Illinois has confirmed six fatalities, while at least four people were killed in Tennessee, two in Arkansas and two in Missouri.
Paris archbishop welcomes Macron’s renewed pledge to rebuild Notre Dame
French President Emmanuel Macron has reiterated a pledge to restore the historic cathedral by 2024.
Melrose parish hires liturgical design consultant
Based on recommendations from the Diocesan Building Commission, St. Mary Parish in Melrose has hired a liturgical design consultant to assist the parish community in taking the next step forward in rebuilding the church.
Rising from the ashes: Melrose marks one year since church fire
With a a steering committee formed to help gather information, work with the insurance company and general contractors and report their findings, the community is moving forward one year later.
Put aside ideology and work to rebuild Aleppo, say Catholic leaders
Mideast Catholic leaders are urging people to put aside ideology and blame and work to rebuild the city of Aleppo, Syria.
Families living with families after storm creates unique set of stressors
Families living with families. That’s not an uncommon occurrence after a disaster, especially in southeast Louisiana where ties among extended families and even friends are indigenous to the culture. So it’s no surprise that as recent flood waters receded, those families not affected heartily swung open their doors and hearts to displaced family members.