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Off to explore more of West Africa

Hope you’ll forgive my intermittent absences over the next eight weeks. Poor John and I are off on another adventure. I’m writing from Singapore on the way to Accra, Ghana. 198 more words

Overland Travel

Feast of Lott Cary and Melville B. Cox (November 10)

Above:  Flag of Liberia

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LOTT CARY (1780-NOVEMBER 10, 1828)

African-American Baptist Minister and Missionary to Liberia


MELVILLE BEVERIDGE COX (NOVEMBER 9, 1799-JULY 21, 1833) 722 more words

Saints Of The 1830s

Life in Liberia: Living without Running Water

In Liberia, outside of the capital city, Monrovia, most people do not have running water – including the Peace Corps volunteers! Here’s how I live without running water in my community…. 894 more words


Liberia Blacklisted As An "Offshore Tax Haven"

Monrovia, Liberia – February 19, 2019: The West African nation of Liberia has been named as one of thirty countries worldwide on the European Commission (EU) Offshore Blacklist. 459 more words


How To Write About Liberia

When you write about Liberia, always use modifiers like “war-torn”, “recovering”, ‘‘corrupt’’, “illiterate”, and “dirty”. Do not forget to speak about poor road networks, poor communication systems, poor health system, a messy education system, and just about everything bad depending on the length of what you’re writing. 1,360 more words


Wonderful Lent 2019 Supporters’ Day in Oxford

We had a really inspiring morning on 9 February at Our Lady Help of Christians in Cowley – Oxford. Volunteers and supporters from 8 parishes across Oxford N deanery attended we heard about CAFOD’s new ambition and were honoured to have John Guy (CAFOD trustee) share his experience of Sierra Leone and Liberia. 730 more words

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