Cardinal Péter Erdő: Archbishop of Onitsha has been invited to the IEC

05 October 2020
Cardinal Péter Erdő, Primate of Hungary has invited Valerian M. Okeke, the Archbishop of Onitsha to attend the International Eucharistic Congress set to be held in Budapest next year.

Valerian M. Okeke, the Archbishop of Onitsha expressed his acknowledgement to Hungary by conveying an appreciation letter to Cardinal Péter Erdő, Primate of Hungary. Archbishop Okeke wrote about the Eucharistic love, which in fact is the love of sharing that had been shown to his nation by the Hungarians. He underlined the hard work and the great contribution provided by the Afréka Humanitarian Foundation, led by Dr. Réka Fodor to bring the locals together and to give support to:

„those who otherwise would have starved to death, had been saved with the help of the Afréka Foundation; those who were seriously ill, had been healed by Hungarians in cooperation with the Afréka Foundation; children without parents had been fostered through the Afréka Foundation; prisoners had got to know Lord’s love by donations from Hungary by favour of the Afréka Foundation; the poor and less privileged students had been granted by scholarships in boarding schools including all along accommodation and food, all these also by the Afréka Foundation; on top twelve out of our hospitals are supplied with medical protective equipments and facilities both for COVID-19 and other medical needs on an ongoing basis by the Afréka Foundation.”

Source and photo: Esztergom-Budapest Archdiocese/Magyar Kurír