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Churches April 2018

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

Rebecca Bitrus, a former Boko Haram captive, shares with us her experience but above all the strength of her faith during captivity – and how she managed to survive. She speaks slowly. In her right hand she holds a Rosary. It is difficult for her to speak of her past. For two years she was…

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Peru. It Is Impossible To Remain Silent.

On both sides of the border between Ecuador and Peru, there are oil and gas operations. The consequences are disastrous for the environment and for the indigenous peoples who live there. Two Augustinian missionaries living in Iquitos (Peru) talked about the challenges for the church and for the indigenous people. Governments traditionally have partnered with…

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

In the centre of Colombian Amazonia we find the Vicariate of Puerto Leguízamo-Solano, created in 2013. The peace accord, the coca growers. The indigenous peoples, a Christian community that wants to take care of the environment and its people. We talked with the Bishop of the Vicariate, Mons. Joaquín Humberto Pinzón Güiza. How would you…

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Brazil. The Value Of Life.

In Ceará, one of the poorest states of Brazil, and one of the most violent in the world, Sister Francisca Erbenia de Sousa, head of Crateus Diocese, as always, fights alongside the people regarded as the least important in the world: women victims of abuse, the youth, peasants without land to till and fishermen without…

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Advocacy

Homelessness, an Unexpected Advocacy.

Advocacy is about defending a noble cause and denouncing oppression and injustice. However, it should be also a source of inspiration for alternative solutions to…

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Baobab

How the hare lost his tail.

One day in the long, long ago the hare was walking through the forest. He was a good farmer and was on his way to inspect…

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Youth & Mission

Our Right to Speak for Climate Justice.

Hundreds of thousands of young people have taken to the streets from Johannesburg to London to demand radical action on the unfolding ecological emergency. It is a…

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