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Searching for a System of Support Against COVID Suffering? Vincentians Launch New Website

«With everyone’s help, we will succeed in defeating this pandemic and helping those in need»

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How can one respond to the current COVID-19 pandemic in our world has multiplied the poverty and needs of millions of people around the globe?

The International Vicentian Family–with the aim of connecting projects in need of funding from local organizations worldwide, and people of good will who wish to help financially to keep these works going–have created a new website:, according to a press release.

The Vincentian Family is a movement that follows Jesus Christ after the example of St. Vincent de Paul, present worldwide through 4 million people and more than 160 Christian institutions.

It works tirelessly to alleviate the situation of all these people who have seen their lives worsen because of the coronavirus: the homeless, the newly unemployed, families in vulnerable situations, etc

At the moment, the contents are in Spanish and English, but soon contents will be added in Italian, Portuguese, German, French, and Flemish.

The situation of those who suffer most from the calamity is a concern for everyone.

For all interested, visit the website and learn about these projects which need your help.

«With everyone’s help,» they assure, «we will succeed in defeating this pandemic and helping those in need.»

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Deborah Castellano Lubov

Deborah Castellano Lubov is Senior Vatican & Rome Correspondent for ZENIT; author of 'The Other Francis' ('L'Altro Francesco') featuring interviews with those closest to the Pope and preface by Vatican Secretary of State Cardinal Parolin (currently published in 5 languages); Deborah is also NBC & MSNBC Vatican Analyst. She often covers the Pope's travels abroad, often from the Papal Flight (including for historic trips such as to Abu Dhabi and Japan & Thailand), and has also asked him questions on the return-flight press conference on behalf of the English-speaking press present. Lubov has done much TV & radio commentary, including for NBC, Sky, EWTN, BBC, Vatican Radio, AP, Reuters and more. She also has contributed to various books on the Pope and has written for various Catholic publications. For 'The Other Francis': or

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