Oct 11, 2017
Mohammad, his wife, Tari, and their three children had a good life in Afghanistan. Since 2002, Mohammad worked for the U.S. Army there, but felt he needed to move his away from the threat of kidnapping and suicide bombings. So in July, the five of them left their family, friends and homeland to move to Virginia. A month later, the couple learned they were pregnant. Tari suffers from extreme nausea because of the pregnancy, and has been to the ER five times. Mohammad thought, “I'm newly immigrated. I have no job, no home. How can we keep this baby?” Enter Angela Clark, a parishioner of Sacred Heart Church in Manassas. Listen to this story and more in our Catholic news roundup this week.