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Churches August 2017

Arabic World. The Choices In Life.

A Comboni Missionary, who has been living in the Arabic world for almost 25 years, talks about his origin and how he feels working among Christians and Muslims. “My missionary experience changed from trying to proclaim values and to enlighten, into asking questions and accompanying people to reflect about realistic choices in life. A life…

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Democratic Republic Congo. Catholic Church Under Fire.

Churches, convents, schools, priests and bishops are under threat by violent youth groups and by militias. All protected by powerful people. In the capital Kinshasa there are groups of youths, called koluna, trained in aggression and violence. They are protected by powerful people. Father Julien Wato, the Dominican priest of Saint Dominic’s Church comments: “They…

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Brazil. Paths of freedom

Mobilization against pollution and injustice. Years of struggle to obtain the multinationals’ commitment to transferring the entire district of Piquiá de Baixo to a safe area far from pollution. The Comboni missionaries have supported the struggle of this community. A red powder coming from the smokestacks of the four steel companies – Gustavo Nordeste, Vale…

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South Sudan. Witnesses Of Hope.

Four years of war have deeply affected the women and children. A Comboni Sister tells of her journey at their side. The newest nation on the planet has not yet found peace. After a clash in the capital Juba, in December 2013, between the followers of Rick Macker of the Nuer tribe and those of…

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Advocacy

Advocating For Intelligent And Sustainable Earnings.

There is no consistent and successful advocacy but the one founded in strong credibility. Credibility is the quality or power of inspiring belief; it can…

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Baobab

The Ambitious Ants.

Ants are the busiest creatures in the world. Every ant has a full time job, with no holidays and no half-days off Ants like to work,…

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Youth & Mission

Pope Francis: “Our young people are our foremost mission”.

In his fourth apostolic journey to the African continent, visiting Mozambique, Madagascar and Mauritius Pope Francis said to young people: “keep dreaming and moving forward”. In…

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