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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

Silencing the Guns in Africa.

On 27 February 2019, the Security Council welcomed the African Union’s “determination to rid Africa of conflicts and create conditions favorable for the growth, development…

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Baobab

How the Dogs Came.

A long time ago there were no domestic animals, all were wild, and all were the enemy of man. They feared him, and he feared them,…

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Youth & Mission

Pan-African Youth Leadership Development.

The Leadership Development and Mentorship program has an ambitious agenda for training tomorrow’s leaders across Africa. Africa is by far the world’s youngest continent, with a median…

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