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Dr Martin Salia, the U.S. surgeon originally from Sierra Leone, died yesterday (CNS photo courtesy Mike DuBose, United Methodist News Service)

Dr Salia is sixth doctor in Sierra Leone to lay down his life treating the sick

Pope Francis (AP)

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Liberia has been devastated by the disease (CNS photo/Reuters handout via Ministry of Defense)

Prelate says whole families are being destroyed by the virus

Health workers pray before entering an Ebola treatment centre in Monrovia, Liberia (Photo: CNS)

The charity is training priests, imams and other leaders to raise awareness about hygiene

Liberians wait outside the John F Kennedy Ebola treatment centre in Monrovia, Liberia (CNS)

Fr McDonald Nah has said Liberians ‘can’t even go to church’ due to spread of virus

Liberian residents of West Point wait for food rations to be handed out  in Monrovia, Liberia (CNS)

People are unable to work because of restrictions aimed at containing the spread of the deadly virus

Secretary of state Cardinal Pietro Parolin sent the message to embassies (CNS)

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A child walks past huts at a former camp for displaced persons most of whom have now returned to their villages, in Bobi, near Gulu, Uganda (PA)

Why I will be returning to Uganda

When the Ebola virus broke out in Uganda thirteen Catholics remained and gave their lives for their patients