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James Nyumah, 23, from Liberia, (pictured third from left) hangs out with new friends from Australia while attending a "Rise Up" session at World Youth Day 2023 in Lisbon, Portugal, on Aug. 2, 2023.

Pilgrims from Liberia overcome travel troubles to attend WYD: ‘Being here is a miracle’

Aug 2, 2023

By Hannah Brockhaus

Father Ernest Wisner and his small group from Liberia finally arrived at World Youth Day in Lisbon, Portugal, after having... Read more

Liberian priest's wide-ranging accusations against two bishops include sexual harassment

Jun 14, 2019

Liberian Church leaders have visited the Vatican after a priest claimed to have been mentally and psychologically abused by two... Read more

The operators in charge of burying the dead from Ebola in the cemetery set up in Kenema.

Ebola deaths are still happening – and the Vatican is aiming to stop them

Jul 21, 2015

By Elise Harris

Although two of the three countries hardest hit by last year’s Ebola outbreak have been declared free of the virus,... Read more

St. Joseph Catholic Hospital in Monrovia, Liberia, which closed in August after several staff died of Ebola. Photo courtesy of Caritas Internationalis.

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

Nov 7, 2014

By Andrea Gagliarducci

Caritas officials have urged that in facing the Ebola outbreak in west Africa, efforts should be focused on keeping Catholic... Read more

An Ebola clinic in Liberia's capital, Monrovia, which opened Aug. 17, 2014.

After surviving Ebola, Liberians have another challenge - marginalization

Oct 21, 2014

"How is it that we have again become the marginalized of the earth?" That is what people ask Bishop Anthony... Read more

A burned mattress upon which an Ebola patient had laid during his illness in a West African village during the 2014 Ebola outbreak.

For Liberia's faithful, only Christ offers hope amid Ebola panic

Oct 9, 2014

With hundreds dead from the devastating Ebola virus and no signs of relief on the horizon, one archbishop in Liberia... Read more

Dr. Timothy Flanagan, MD, poses with medical staff at the Sr. Barbara-Ann Memorial Health Center in Monrovia, Liberia. Photo courtesy of Dr. Timothy Flanagan.

American Catholic deacon and doctor assisting in Liberia Ebola outbreak

Sep 13, 2014

According to the World Health Organization, the Ebola outbreak in West Africa has infected at least 4,269 people, and claimed... Read more

Health workers from UNICEF and partners visit the crowded Marché Niger to teach families in Guinea to protect against Ebola.

Catholic religious brother dies of Ebola in Liberia

Aug 5, 2014

Saint Joseph’s Catholic Hospital and the Hospitaller Order of Saint John of God in Liberia have announced that a hospital... Read more