USCCB awards nearly $950,000 to Church in Africa
Catholic World News - November 27, 2013
The United States Conference of Catholic Bishops’ Subcommittee on the Church in Africa has awarded $948,000 in grants to 38 projects.
The subcommittee awarded $1.05 million in grants to 39 projects in July and 109 grants totaling $2.81 million in 2012.
“The Church in Africa has grown tremendously and is currently at a critical juncture,” said Cardinal Theodore McCarrick, 83, who chairs the subcommittee. “There are still many needs, but those needs are changing. Many areas no longer seek assistance for basic administrative costs, but instead need help developing leadership programs and a sustainable infrastructure to support diocesan and parish programs.”
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