ROME — African students studying in Rome are finding a home away from home in an outreach program dedicated to accompanying them spiritually, culturally and socially.
“We think of home a lot — our parents, our families that we left behind. … Therefore, this is our second home,” Leodmila Amona of Mozambique told CNA on March 30.
Amona is a participant in the Servizio Universitario Africano outreach program, based in temporary space behind Rome’s famous church of St. Peter in Chains.
“Wherever we live, we come here on Sundays to stay in a family, in a real Christian family,” the 26-year-old university student added.
Amona has been part of the Servizio for several months. She said she...READ MORE