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Churches July 2017

South Sudan. Education to change a country.

A country in search of peace. A secondary school in Juba is trying to provide concrete answers. A city that formed on the left bank of the White Nile, about a hundred kilometres from the Ugandan border, Juba has been, since the eighteen hundreds, the principal city in the South of Sudan, a vast region…

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Taizé. A parable of the community

How does the Ecumenical Community of Taizé plan to promote social development in Europe and in the world and how can it help to face the challenges of today? An answer from Brother Aloïs Löser, prior of Taizé Every life consecrated to the service of God and neighbour is a parable. A parable does not…

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Portugal. Comboni Missionaries, 70 years of active presence.

This year, the Comboni Missionaries are celebrating seventy years of their presence in Portugal. An Institute that is born and grows in response to the new challenges of mission in that country and in the world. They first went to Portugal in 1947. The decision to initiate this new presence in Europe had already been…

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Comboni Missionaries. A 150 year walk.

They are celebrating the 150th year of their foundation. The event is a good opportunity to acknowledge a history that contains extraordinary pages of a missionary path. A former Superior General, Father  Enrique Sánchez  Gonzáles gives some input on the meaning of this celebration. The dedication and passion for Africa and its people, the enthusiasm,…

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Advocacy

A Nun faces big multinational corporations.

Sister Nathalie Kangaji has never been ready to accept injustice. She has been fighting for ten years as coordinator of the Legal Aid Center (CAJJ)…

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Baobab

Why the Bat Flies at Night.

0nce upon a time, the bat and the bush-rat were great friends. All day long they would go hunting in the bush together, dodging between the…

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Youth & Mission

Young People. Always Missionaries.

It doesn’t take much to make young people missionaries. Even those who are most frail, limited and troubled can be missionaries in their own way, for…

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