Church rushes to aid victims of Kyrgyzstan unrest
Catholic World News - June 17, 2010
Although there are only 500 Catholics in the Asian nation of Kyrgyzstan, the Church was among the first to assist the Uzbek victims of recent unrest, according to Bishop Nikolaus Messmer. “We were among the first to send food aid to affected communities,” he said. “The affected cities are far away from the capital, about 600 to 800 kilometers, and humanitarian aid has to be flown over a range of high mountains.”
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