The former president of Canadian Caritas believes that the scrutiny of Canada's Catholic bishops of the organization's structures are hurting its members and reputation.
In the aftermath of Hurricane Dorian, Bahamian officials fear that great numbers of people could have been swept away into the sea to their deaths, leaving the official count unknowable.
“Infrastructure has been severely damaged, as have institutions and businesses,” Archbishop Pinder said. Though the official death count was 30 on Sept. 6, “we are assured the death toll is bound to increase.”
There are so many needs that we can easily feel overwhelmed. Where do we begin? How do we begin? How do we sort out our priorities?
During his sojourn in Madagascar on Sept. 8, Pope Francis will drive six miles from the center of Antananarivo, the capital city of this country of 27 million people, to visit the cooperative association Akamasoa.
"We are extremely mindful of the dire need faced by the community in the Bahamas so devastated by this catastrophic storm."