Bhopal, India, Jul 6, 2021 / 03:30 am
A Catholic archdiocese in India is continuing to distribute food to families affected by the country’s devastating second wave of COVID-19.
The Archdiocese of Bhopal in central India said July 2 that in addition to providing food packages, it was helping the poor to pay medical bills.
In a letter to clergy dated May 24, Bhopal Archbishop Leo Cornelio wrote: “The second wave of COVID-19 pandemic, as we well know, has brought much suffering and pain to the whole of humanity all over the world; but more specially to the people of our country. We have all experienced this pain in different degrees.”
“I extend my heartfelt condolences to all, our priests, religious and lay faithful as well as our collaborators and friends, who have lost their loved ones.”