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Monthly Archives: May 2013

South Sudan – Catholic Radio Network

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  The Catholic Radio Network, with its nine radio stations, reaches out to the people of South Sudan and of the Nuba Mountains as a means of communication and information that builds peace and reconciliation. The Catholic Radio Network (CRN) is a vocal means of communication in the youngest nation of the world, the Republic…

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Nigeria – What amnesty for Boko Haram?

The dominant theme in national discussion has been the Amnesty for members of Boko Haram. Monsignor Matthew Hassan Kukah, the Catholic Bishop of the Diocese of Sokoto, looks at the issues of Amnesty and how it challenges Christians in Nigeria. Rather than looking at the issues of Amnesty in the light of the past, present,…

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South Korea – Education and mission

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  The Catholic Church in Korea has expanded greatly in the last years, more than any other Church in the country. In the last ten years, the number of Catholics increased by 2-3 percent a year, reaching 10.3 percent of the population (5,300,000 Catholics out of 50 million Koreans). This growth is the result of…

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Egypt – The Catholics and the revolution

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  The Catholic Church in Egypt has 250 thousand faithful. Its seven catholic communities live in harmony. The Coptic Catholic Church has the greatest number of faithful, shared among seven eparchies. The Melkite Greek Catholic eparchy, the Maronites, the Syriac Catholic Church, the Chaldeans, and the Latin Catholics can also be found in Egypt, in…

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Advocacy

Women’s Resistance to Mining.

Throughout Africa, Asia, and Latin America, there is no dearth of stories where communities have been forced to leave their lands to make way for…

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Baobab

The man with seven dogs

Once upon a time, there lived a man called John who was a hunter as well as a magician. John had seven dogs and seven large…

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Youth & Mission

The Future of the Natural World.

We humans, the species on this planet with the large brains, so-called intelligence and abilities and power to change the face of our planet, are doing…

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