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Churches April 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 the search for the common good. We spoke with Shahrzad Houshmand, a Muslim theologian of Iranian origins, professor of Islamic studies at the Pontifical Gregorian University in Rome. Boko Haram in Nigeria, the Islamic State in Iraq and Syria,…

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Yemen – Being Christians in a time of insecurity

They can be compared to a drop in the ocean or, more appropriately, to a handful of sand in the desert. Christians, in Yemen, are a few thousands (estimates range from 2,500 to 4,000) with only four priests and some communities of Mother Theresa’s Missionaries of Charity. For many years now they haven’t had a…

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Brazil. Radio Monte Roraima

Rádio Monte Roraima aims to inform listeners according to quality, impartiality and ethical standards, focusing on the least fortunate, human rights and the environment. The day light is so bright, perhaps because the sky is clear or because the country lies on the equator. The Radio Monte Roraima premises are located just a few steps…

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Two years with Francis: “Old Europe, wake up!”

The Pope from Latin America encourages Europe to change. He proposes a vision of the missionary Church, in faithfulness to the Gospel. In which ways has the first non-European Pope, from South America, impact Europe and the European Church in the first two years of his pontificate? The Pope has positively stimulated “Old Europe” to…

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Advocacy

SDGs advocacy from UN to the Grassroots.

In 2000, the United Nations (UN) held a Millennium Summit and in its Millennium Declaration adopted the eight international Millennium Development Goals (MDGs) to be achieved by 2015.…

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Baobab

The Lion, Jackal and Man

It so happened one day that Lion and Jackal came together to converse on affairs of land and state. Jackal, let me say, was the most…

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Youth & Mission

Young People. The Voice of the Planet.

The students are on the streets, waving banners, banging drums, singing, chanting, and calling for an end to the causes driving climate change that is wrecking…

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