Special appeal: Hosanna, Ethiopia
Located in the heart of the Horn of Africa, the Apostolic Vicariate of Hosanna is one of the poorest dioceses of the Ethiopian Catholic Church. With little resources, a growing Church population and poverty around them, members of the Catholic community are doing everything in their power to maintain schools, health programs, orphanages and other essential humanitarian and pastoral services.
The Bishop of the diocese, the Most Reverend Seyoum Fransua Noel, is asking for our help. Faced with extreme child poverty, violence against women and social rejection of victims of leprosy, epilepsy, etc, there is a great need for programs