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Africa and ‘Gaudete et Exsultate’. In search for holiness.

Pope Francis has written a new Apostolic Exhortation on “the call to holiness in…

01 May 2018

DR Congo. The Commitment of the Church to the People.

A sound formation, pastoral competence, a political vision and single-mindedness are the distinctive traits…

01 May 2018

Singapore. Towards a vibrant and missionary Church.

The journey of the Catholic Church. Commitment to authentic interreligious dialogue. Social works. Education.…

01 May 2018

Nigeria. The Bishop is not a traditional Chief.

In the end, Mons. Peter Okpaleke resigned. He was rejected by local priests and…

01 May 2018

Nigeria. “I Kept My Trust In The Lord”.

Rebecca Bitrus, a former Boko Haram captive, shares with us her experience but above…

01 Apr 2018

Peru. It Is Impossible To Remain Silent.

On both sides of the border between Ecuador and Peru, there are oil and…

01 Apr 2018

Colombia. “We Are The Guardians Of Our Land”.

In the centre of Colombian Amazonia we find the Vicariate of Puerto Leguízamo-Solano, created…

01 Apr 2018

Brazil. The Value Of Life.

In Ceará, one of the poorest states of Brazil, and one of the most…

01 Apr 2018

Brazil. Being A Church That Goes Forth.

A Church that is attentive to the situation of the people. Pastoral decisions that…

01 Mar 2018

Chad. At The Heart Of The People.

A tiny group of Christians in a predominantly Moslem environment, determined to forge ties…

01 Mar 2018

Burkina Faso. Believing In The Future By Betting On Agriculture.

Land grabbing and the scarce revenue generated by agriculture are forcing Burkinabe farmers off…

01 Mar 2018

DR Congo. How Long Can Kabila Resist To The Catholic-Led Mobilization…

Despite the bloody repression of the pro-democracy marches organised by roman catholic organizations and…

01 Mar 2018

Madagascar. Games: Ties Of Friendship.

Every year, young students from Madagascar participate in the sports and cultural competitions that…

01 Feb 2018

Guatemala. Bishop Ramazzini : “We Are Not The Owners Of Nature,…

“Assuming responsibility for an 'Integral Ecology' in our lives poses challenges for us, both…

01 Feb 2018

Peru. Mission At The Foot Of The Volcano.

A Comboni missionary describes how his life became more meaningful when he was assigned…

01 Feb 2018

Syria. Sowing Seeds Of Hope.

The shooting has stopped in Aleppo. The city is totally destroyed.  The difficult process…

01 Feb 2018

Brazil. Aparecida, 300 Years On The Side Of The People.

The celebrations of the three hundredth anniversary of the rediscovery of the statue of…

01 Jan 2018

The Jesuits in Africa. In Good Company.

The Jesuits in Africa are 1,600, and they work in 34 countries. They are…

01 Jan 2018

Philippines. The Killing Fields.

As the bloody campaign against illegal drugs and crime continues under the present administration,…

01 Jan 2018

Solidarity As The Road To Peace: The Indigenous African Model.

Indigenous Africa offers examples of alternative ways to reach peace. It is the way…

01 Jan 2018

The Church in Amazonia: Condemnation and Proclamation

It is three years since a meeting in Brasilia between the bishops of the…

01 Dec 2017

Guatemala. The Feast Of Saint Thomas In Chichicastenango.

Chichicastenango is a beautiful village at the bottom of a mountain, amidst the Sierra…

01 Dec 2017

Mozambique. Formation In The Shadow Of The Port.

The Nacala Women’s Polytechnic School, which is run by the Comboni Missionary Sisters, was…

01 Dec 2017

Cardinal Tagle: “Every Human Encounter Is A Possible Mission”.

A mission in continual transformation. The commitment to proclaim truth and justice. Migrants as…

01 Dec 2017

Egypt. Sharing Devotion.

Places sacred to both Christians and Moslems where the faithful tend to join together…

01 Nov 2017

DR.Congo. A Whole Life Spent For Life Itself.

She has helped deliver 34,000 babies. Close friendship with a Moslem Imam; she has…

01 Nov 2017

Benin.The Monastery of Notre-Dame De L’Ecoute. The Value Of Time.

A contemplative community inserted into the social texture of the village, through prayer and…

01 Nov 2017

Kenya. From The Street To New Life.

Napenda Kuishi Rehabilitation is a rehabilitation programme for Nairobi street children run by Comboni…

01 Nov 2017

Philippines. Bringing Healthcare To The Mountain.

Sr. Eva Maamo and her team of doctors at the Foundation of Our Lady…

01 Oct 2017

World Mission Day. Mission at the Heart of the Christian Faith.

This year’s World Mission Day will celebrated on  October 22, under the theme: “Mission…

01 Oct 2017

Syria. Hope In Flower.

At ‘Gospel House’ for the care of the elderly, Sister Valentina Sakker, 85, looks…

01 Oct 2017

Peru. Stars Shine In The Sky Over The Outskirts Of Trujillo.

Announcing life and hope inTrujillo, a city in coastal Northwestern Peru, where poverty persists…

01 Oct 2017

Mozambique. The Hakumana Centre: An Always Open Inn

The HIV plague is severely affecting young people but even more women, who are…

01 Sep 2017

Towards A Synod For The Peoples Of Amazonia.

Pope Francis strongly desires it. The bishops outline guidelines. In all probability, Pope Francis…

01 Sep 2017

Sudan. Expecting Nothing.

In  Nyala,  in South Darfur in the south-west of Sudan, mission is just a…

01 Sep 2017

Senegal. “Religious differences should not prevent us from cultivating the same…

Father Jacques Seck continues his lifelong vocation: that of promoting understanding between Christians and…

01 Sep 2017

Arabic World. The Choices In Life.

A Comboni Missionary, who has been living in the Arabic world for almost 25…

01 Aug 2017

Democratic Republic Congo. Catholic Church Under Fire.

Churches, convents, schools, priests and bishops are under threat by violent youth groups and…

01 Aug 2017

Brazil. Paths of freedom

Mobilization against pollution and injustice. Years of struggle to obtain the multinationals' commitment to…

01 Aug 2017

South Sudan. Witnesses Of Hope.

Four years of war have deeply affected the women and children. A Comboni Sister…

01 Aug 2017

South Sudan. Education to change a country.

A country in search of peace. A secondary school in Juba is trying to…

01 Jul 2017

Taizé. A parable of the community

How does the Ecumenical Community of Taizé plan to promote social development in Europe…

01 Jul 2017

Portugal. Comboni Missionaries, 70 years of active presence.

This year, the Comboni Missionaries are celebrating seventy years of their presence in Portugal.…

01 Jul 2017

Comboni Missionaries. A 150 year walk.

They are celebrating the 150th year of their foundation. The event is a good…

01 Jul 2017

Colombia. To draft a new life for the country.

The post-conflict, reconciliation and forgiveness, to overcome  the feeling of hatred and vengeance, in…

01 Jun 2017

Kenya. Prisoners are people too.

The Langata female prison is the largest female prison in Kenya. It hosts more…

01 Jun 2017

Kenya.The missionary dowser.

He explores the sun-scorched savannah with a wooden stick in his hand. Silently, he…

01 Jun 2017

Brazil,its prisons. From Crime to Rebirth

In a country like Brazil where prison conditions are among the worst in the…

01 Jun 2017

Colombia. Mission in conflict zones.

The city of Tumaco has been the theatre of clashes between criminal gangs for…

01 May 2017

Syria. Giving communities a future.

Five years of war, which included the use of chemical weapons, have produced death…

01 May 2017

Central Africa. Card. Nzapalainga: "Violence is not a religion"

The persisting insecurity, the inefficiency of UN peace missions and the Church's commitment to…

01 May 2017

New Missionary Institute for a New Mission.

This year, Comboni Missionaries will celebrate the 150th year of their foundation. The  celebration…

01 May 2017

Young laity engages in transforming Asia.

For more than ten years Fondacio Asia, through formation programs for a diverse group…

01 Apr 2017

Benin. A Bishop tells his story.

From Nigeria to Canada and back to Benin. The encounter with the dignity of…

01 Apr 2017

Peru. The Gospel along the river.

For some years now, a group of Comboni Missionaries has been present among the…

01 Apr 2017

150 years later in Africa ...

This year, Comboni Missionaries celebrate the 150th year of the foundation of their institute.…

01 Apr 2017

Tanzania. A Church looking to the future with hope.

In 2018, the Tanzanian Church will celebrate 150 years of its presence in the…

01 Mar 2017

Hong Kong. Contemplation in the big metropolis.

The small monastery of the Poor Clares in the city of Hong Kong. An…

01 Mar 2017

Ecuador. Radio Sucumbíos, at the service of the people.

Nueva Loja is located in the centre of Sucumbíos, in the Amazon forest and…

01 Mar 2017

Philippine. Heal, not kill.

As the death toll of drug related killings continues to rise following the new…

01 Mar 2017

Lutherans in Africa. For a new responsibility towards creation.

The Reformation, which celebrates its 500th anniversary, is increasingly global. Today only half of…

01 Feb 2017

South Africa. The appointment of ten new permanent deacons.

Ten married men were recently appointed as permanent deacons in the Diocese of Witbank.…

01 Feb 2017

Comboni Missionaries - 150th Anniversary: “Our ancient, deep, extraordinary vocation”

This year, Comboni Missionaries will celebrate  the 150th anniversary of the foundation of the…

01 Feb 2017

Iraq. Looking to the future, no matter what.

More than two years under ISIS rule. Destruction and death. The desire to start…

01 Feb 2017

Uganda.The voice of Karamoja

This is the name of the Catholic Diocese of Kotido's radio station. A project…

01 Jan 2017

Malawi. Paths of reconciliation.

Halfway House is a former prisoner reintegration program. Edward Onani, the project manager, talks…

01 Jan 2017

Latin America. A grassroots network

Iglesias y Minerías and Repam are two basic ecclesial realities with an eco-theological and…

01 Jan 2017

Germany / Comboni Sisters. Hope in the heart of Europe

They give hospitality, accompany and guide Nigerian, Somali and Eritrean women who were victims…

01 Jan 2017

Christian Commitment against Human Trafficking.

Each year, thousands of people are deceived and sold into slavery as forced laborers,…

01 Dec 2016

Card.Tagle: “One family with one voice – no to human trafficking.”…

Human trafficking is a symptom of distorted and disrupted relationships with us, with the…

01 Dec 2016

Comboni missionaries in Central African Republic (CAR). Serving people for fifty…

This year the Comboni missionaries celebrate 50 years of presence in the country. Since…

01 Dec 2016

Charles de Foucauld. The Spirit of the Desert

This year the church commemorates the centenary of the death of Charles de Foucauld.…

01 Dec 2016

A new life for the Symposium of the African bishops.

Active participation within the African Union. Establishing two bodies: conflict resolution and the equatorial…

01 Nov 2016

India. The healing path of Yoga

Sister Infant Tresa, Catholic sister and yoga master fosters health and hope through the…

01 Nov 2016

Radio. 'Voice of Peace': the radio station of the Nuba people

Radio 'Voice of Peace' has managed to capture the attention of the Nuba population…

01 Nov 2016

Vietnam. Catholic Church : The Small Steps

Despite the cultural, social, and political challenges, the Catholic Church continues to take steps,…

01 Nov 2016

Burundi. A place for remembering.

Many initiatives have been implemented during the Jubilee Year of Mercy. One of these…

01 Oct 2016

Pope Francis. To ‘go out’ as missionary disciples.

This year World Mission Sunday will be celebrated on 23 October. In his Message,…

01 Oct 2016

Brazil. “We harbour no illusions with Temer's government”.

Indigenous people continue to be under threats: violence, intimidations and murders. The indifference of…

01 Oct 2016

Syria. Franciscan Friars challenging bombs.

A city under siege, continuous bombardments. Thousands of children at risk. The witness of…

01 Oct 2016

India. Mother Teresa, a message for our times

Mother Teresa will be proclaimed saint on September 5.  Archbishop Emeritus of Guwahati (India),…

01 Sep 2016

Christians before the wounds of the world.

Individuals, society, the planet itself are suffering from many wounds. How to contribute to…

01 Sep 2016

Syria. The difficult path of reconstruction

After five years of war, Damascus, has been reduced to a pile of rubble.…

01 Sep 2016

Syria. Escaping war with the Bible sewn into the blouse.

Shoushan Chaghalanian, a Syrian woman of Christian faith, decided to leave her country, and…

01 Sep 2016

Philippines. Fighting together

A group of religious from different congregations oppose, even at risk of their life,…

01 Aug 2016

Brazil. Committed to helping young people

Spreading the culture of life to realities of violence and death. This is the…

01 Aug 2016

World Council of Churches. Towards a missionary ecumenical movement.

The World Council of Churches (WCC) has chosen Africa for the next World Mission…

01 Aug 2016

The martyrs of Laudato sì

One year after the publication of Pope Francis’ environment Encyclical Laudato sì (“Praised be…

01 Aug 2016

Brazil. The green movement for the Amazon.

A Bishop fighting against the deforestation in the Brazilian Amazon. A hospital ship named…

01 Jul 2016

Philippines. The Coloured Houses for abandoned children.

To go beyond peripheries into “no man’s land” – the dark corners, inhospitable situations…

01 Jul 2016

DR. of Congo. The smiling faces of people

For more than twenty years now, Brother Richard Hardi, a medical ophthalmologist, travels through…

01 Jul 2016

Brazil. The Gospel of Mercy Behind bars.

A Comboni Missionary for more than thirty years, he defends the human rights of…

01 Jul 2016

From Cairo... to London ...to Naples, missionaries are standing by immigrants

Accompanying them at every stage of their journey to Europe, and giving the attention…

01 Jun 2016

Central African Republic. Dialogue is the way

“The walls of mistrust and separation can be knocked down by dialogue and solidarity.…

01 Jun 2016

Brazil. Lele for Beatification

Thirty years ago, they killed Fr. Ezekiel (Lele) Ramin, a Comboni Missionary working in…

01 Jun 2016

Ivory Coast. A home for street children

The streets of Abidjan, the largest city of Ivory Coast, are home to around…

01 Jun 2016

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Churches archive – summaries

The Exhortation. A conscience that listens to the Word of…

In all, nine chapters and 264 pages, a long and complex document: Amoris Laetitia, 'The Joy…

01 May 2016, Churches May 2016

Japan. The way of the Kami. Living the Sacred.

The Japanese religions may be compared to a multi-coloured tapestry depicting diverse traditions with a history…

01 May 2016, Churches May 2016

Philippines. To empower poor people.

She has been arrested and detained, harassed and also sued but this Benedictine nun continues her…

01 May 2016, Churches May 2016

Sudan. A glass of water for the Kafir.

Just asking for a glass of water in a Darfur refugee camp became a source of…

01 May 2016, Churches May 2016

Syria. Concrete acts of hope

The Jubilee of Mercy in a city torn apart by civil war. Father Ibrahim Aisabagh, Parish…

01 Apr 2016, Churches April 2016

Algeria. The spirit of Tibhirine still lives on.

The memory of the Trappist monks from the Our Lady of Atlas Abbey of Tibhirine, who…

01 Apr 2016, Churches April 2016

Indonesia. The 'PusPas' Pastoral Centre

The Island of Sumba is part of  the southern  archipelago of the Lesser Sunda Islands in…

01 Apr 2016, Churches April 2016

Bangladesh. “We are one family”

The everyday simple gestures can create a spirit of trust and brotherhood among people of different…

01 Apr 2016, Churches April 2016

The Doors of Mercy

The decision to open Holy Doors worldwide has drawn attention to several difficult realities, often ignored…

01 Mar 2016, Churches March 2016

India. A nun-lawyer at the service of detainees

She alternates her violet coloured sari with her black lawyer gown. And her daily prayer is…

01 Mar 2016, Churches March 2016

Brazil. The time of choices

Missionaries support indigenous peoples and local communities in defending  their territories. A crucial mission in this…

01 Mar 2016, Churches March 2016

Compassion: A way of dialogue for Asian cultures

“The theme of Compassion is deeply planted into the heart of Asian cultures. It is an…

01 Mar 2016, Churches March 2016

Brazil. The living sign of mercy

The visits to prisoners are one of the works of mercy, the theme of the Jubilee…

01 Feb 2016, Churches February 2016

Dominican Republic. Network of participation

Political and economic inequality. Narco-trafficking and violence. The Church answers by organizing people to face these…

01 Feb 2016, Churches February 2016

South Sudan. Between tenderness and testimony.

A Comboni missionary living in South Sudan, a conflict-torn country, talks to us about the importance…

01 Feb 2016, Churches February 2016

Brazil. Catadores. A path of dignity.

The waste pickers in Marco Moura on the outskirts of Santa Rita, a city in the…

01 Feb 2016, Churches February 2016

Algeria. The Cathedral in the desert

The Church of Sahara, a small Christian community in the immensity of the Algerian desert, where…

01 Jan 2016, Churches January 2016

Colombia. A young church among water, forest, war and coca.

The Apostolic Vicariate of Puerto Leguízamo–Solano was established only two years ago. Msgr. Joaquín Humberto Pinzόn…

01 Jan 2016, Churches January 2016

South Sudan. Living with poor people

The country  has been in the throes of a civil war. Prices have been soaring and…

01 Jan 2016, Churches January 2016

Asia. The triple dialogue of the Missionary Church

The Church in Asia must be a missionary church through dialogue with culture, religions and the…

01 Jan 2016, Churches January 2016

Philippines. Kuya-Centre, Father Luc’s family

A centre for street children. Building the future Jay is a little 12 year-old artist who…

01 Dec 2015, Churches December 2015

Towards a new Covenant

Creation is the great sacrament of God. All creatures are the manifestation of His beauty and…

01 Dec 2015, Churches December 2015

The Jubilee of Mercy

The extraordinary Holy Year declared by Pope Francis (December 8, 2015 - November 20, 2016) will…

01 Dec 2015, Churches December 2015

Iraq. Erbil Archbishop’s appeal

The dramatic situation of refugees and displaced people. The responsibility of the international community. The possibility…

01 Dec 2015, Churches December 2015

Comboni Missionaries. The election of Father Tesfaye: New paths open…

The Comboni missionaries elected Father Tesfaye Tadesse, a native of Ethiopia, as Head of the Congregation.…

01 Nov 2015, Churches November 2015

Syria: 'Stealing our future' ...

Aleppo, the second largest city in Syria is almost completely destroyed. People live in fear. Many…

01 Nov 2015, Churches November 2015

Mexico. Priests in the sights of drug cartels ...

The power of criminals continues to grow in the country.  Priests are not spared  threats and…

01 Nov 2015, Churches November 2015

Turkmenistan. A small community moving forward ...

The Catholic Church, a presence in a land rich in traditions. Turkmenistan is a landlocked country in…

01 Nov 2015, Churches November 2015

Antarctica. Missionaries at the end of the earth.

Two missionaries talk to us about their mission at the Antarctic glaciers. White is made up…

01 Oct 2015, Churches October 2015

Missionary Perspectives of a Local Church

The risk of losing the meaning of the universal Church. There is no such thing as…

01 Oct 2015, Churches October 2015

Pope Francis: “ To go to the peripheries”

This year World Mission Day is Sunday 18 October 2015. In his message, Pope Francis writes: “Being…

01 Oct 2015, Churches October 2015

Asia. Women theologians. Sharing solidarity

Asian women theologian are playing an important role in the church and in the society, by…

01 Oct 2015, Churches October 2015

Kenya. Giving back the dignity

Kibera is one of the largest slums on the outskirts of Nairobi. A small missionary community…

01 Sep 2015, Churches September 2015

The Pope in Cuba. A new wind is blowing in…

The Argentine Pontiff will be the third Pope to travel to Cuba in 18 years. Now,…

01 Sep 2015, Churches September 2015

Monsignor Christophe Munzihirwa. The saint of Africa

At the end of June, in a letter, the Archbishop of Bukavu, Mgr. François Xavier Maroy…

01 Sep 2015, Churches September 2015

Uganda. Radio Pacis: “We go Forward”

The only FM radio station operating in the West Nile region and Northern Uganda. At the…

01 Sep 2015, Churches September 2015

Dijbouti. The witness presence

Being a missionary in Dijbouti means seeking a dialogue with Islam and being confronted with the…

01 Aug 2015, Churches August 2015

South Sudan. To live the present with passion

A young Ugandan Comboni missionary talks about his pastoral activities in one of the remotest missions…

01 Aug 2015, Churches August 2015

Ethiopia. Catholics - An influential community

Although the Catholic Church in Ethiopia constitutes a minority of the society, it is highly regarded…

01 Aug 2015, Churches August 2015

Benin / The Abbey of Étoile Notre-Dame. The African…

A community of 40 nuns from different nationalities. A melting pot of faith and prayers, where…

01 Aug 2015, Churches August 2015

Colombia. Across the Magdalena River region.

The country has been the battleground of an undeclared civil war for more than 50…

01 Jul 2015, Churches July 2015

Pope Francis : Laudato SI’

Justice. Ecological debt. Climate change. Protection of the planet. We comment on the new Encyclical Letter…

01 Jul 2015, Churches July 2015

Nigeria: Odyssey of Maiduguri priests and communities

Priests were forced to leave their parishes because of the violence of Boko Haram. Missions and…

01 Jul 2015, Churches July 2015

DR Congo. Bishop Ambongo: “We must speak out”

Several African presidents have attempted to change the constitution to stay in power. It is important…

01 Jul 2015, Churches July 2015

Iraq. In the Monastery of Sulaymaniyah

Many families fleeing the villages of Qaraqosh and Bartalla, find refuge in the Monastery of the…

01 Jun 2015, Churches June 2015

Iran. Christian communities in danger of extinction

Chaldeans, Armenians, Catholics: the small group of Christians in Iran continues to follow their own traditions.…

01 Jun 2015, Churches June 2015

Uganda. Girl soldiers: rebirth is possible

Their childhood has been marked by unspeakable cruelty. Former child soldiers find hospitality at the school…

01 Jun 2015, Churches June 2015

Mexico. God in the Tzeltal language

One people, one language, their Bible. Thirty-five years of patient and systematic work. It was a Sunday…

01 Jun 2015, Churches June 2015

Brazil. Hélder Càmara soon to be beatified

After the canonisation of Archbishop Oscar Romero planned for 23 May, next, in San Salvador, the…

01 May 2015, Churches May 2015

Cardinal Nichols: “Archbishop Romero is an inspiration to many”

The Cardinal Archbishop of Westminster, Vincent Nichols, urged Christians to emulate Oscar Romero by making the…

01 May 2015, Churches May 2015

The pact of the Catacombs

Signed by 40 bishops and one Cardinal, ‘The pact of the Catacombs’ could not be more…

01 May 2015, Churches May 2015

Kenya. The Easy Target

The Al-Shabaab chose the easy target, ‘teachers and students’. The Kenyan government has decided to close…

01 May 2015, Churches May 2015

Islamic theology: “We must be pioneers of change”.

Misleading interpretation of the Koran may lead to violence. The commitment of Muslim women theologians and…

01 Apr 2015, Churches April 2015

Yemen - Being Christians in a time of insecurity

They can be compared to a drop in the ocean or, more appropriately, to a handful…

01 Apr 2015, Churches April 2015

Brazil. Radio Monte Roraima

Rádio Monte Roraima aims to inform listeners according to quality, impartiality and ethical standards, focusing on…

01 Apr 2015, Churches April 2015

Two years with Francis: "Old Europe, wake up!"

The Pope from Latin America encourages Europe to change. He proposes a vision of the missionary…

01 Apr 2015, Churches April 2015

Nigeria – To the last vote

The government has decided to postpone the legislative and presidential elections to March 28. The…

01 Mar 2015, Churches March 2015

El Salvador - Romero to be beatified.

Pope Francis has recognized Oscar Arnulfo Romero as a martyr. The Archbishop of San Salvador was…

01 Mar 2015, Churches March 2015

Cambodia – Living solidarity

The Lindalva centre in Cambodia was founded by missionaries in order to support families and women…

01 Mar 2015, Churches March 2015

Mexico. Father Solalinde, on the side of migrants.

They threaten and intimidate him, but Father Alejandro Solalinde continues his mission, at the risk of…

01 Mar 2015, Churches March 2015

Canonization of the Armenian Genocide victims

Armenian Patriarch Karekin II has recently issued an encyclical letter announcing the canonization of the…

01 Feb 2015, Churches February 2015

Peru.The voice of the Kukama people

Ucamara is a radio broadcaster based in Nauta, a town in the Peruvian Amazon. …

01 Feb 2015, Churches February 2015

South Sudan. Peace-building and trauma-healing Centre

Missionaries, are spearheading the project of a centre for human, pastoral, and spiritual formation, peace-building,…

01 Feb 2015, Churches February 2015

Uganda. Radio Wa, the people’s voice.

A community radio at the service of people of Northern Uganda. Inspired by the social teaching…

01 Feb 2015, Churches February 2015

Asia. Speaking to the Asian heart

Pope Francis will return again to visit Asia for the second time. Why is Pope Francis…

02 Jan 2015, Churches January 2015

Bangladesh. Tokai Songho for street children

The streets are always crowded. Boys and girls running and playing. There is a continuous zig…

01 Jan 2015, Churches January 2015

Spiritual Economy to Live Well

Spirituality must give a soul to the economy. “The market was made for human beings and…

01 Jan 2015, Churches January 2015

Guatemala. Christmas - A colourful celebration

Christmas is celebrated in different ways around the world, with a variety of symbols deeply embedded…

01 Dec 2014, Churches December 2014

South Africa. Aids: there still remains much to do

The Catholic Church has played a pioneering role in fighting the HIV/AIDS pandemic in South Africa.…

01 Dec 2014, Churches December 2014

Malawi. Chaplaincy in prisons where justice is in short supply

Being a chaplain in one of the most over-crowded prison in Malawi. Giving dignity, hope and…

01 Dec 2014, Churches December 2014

Peru. Christmas – The Sun of the Suns

In Peru,the Christmas celebrations start towards the end of November. There are a variety of fairs…

01 Dec 2014, Churches December 2014

Mexico. Bishop in the narco-traffickers’ Sierra

Drug traffickers have taken over and keep capillary control of Sierra Tarahumara. People…

01 Nov 2014, Churches November 2014

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Advocacy

Indigenous Peoples' Cosmo-Vision Advocacies For Nature.

Indigenous peoples’ views of nature are incompatible with the extractive model, which is based on excess and limitless profit-seeking that drives to prey on natural…

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Baobab

Tortoise and the Baboon.

0ne evening when the tortoise was crawling slowly home, he met the baboon on his path. “Hello, old fellow - said the baboon heartily - Have you…

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Youth & Mission

Europe. The Tension of Being Young. Between Uncertainty and Responsibility.

The lives of many young Europeans are characterized by uncertainty. Sarah Prenger, president of the International Young Christian Workers movement, points out the personal and social…

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