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Churches June 2017

Colombia. To draft a new life for the country.

The post-conflict, reconciliation and forgiveness, to overcome  the feeling of hatred and vengeance, in order to plan for a different future. We talked with  Msgr. Luis Augusto Castro Quiroga, president of the Colombian Conference of Bishops. It took four years of negotiations in Havana between representatives of the Revolutionary Armed Forces of Colombia (FARC) and…

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Kenya. Prisoners are people too.

The Langata female prison is the largest female prison in Kenya. It hosts more than 800 inmates in all categories of offenders. “An inmate is already condemned, by the majority of society and often by their own family members”. Lillian Wambui Waweru, the Kenya prisons’ Catholic chaplaincy coordinator for the Nairobi region, shares her experience…

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Kenya.The missionary dowser.

He explores the sun-scorched savannah with a wooden stick in his hand. Silently, he listens for the vibrations of the water. He is a Comboni Missionary dowser who, for thirty-five years has sought the life that flows beneath the ground. He moves slowly with his forked stick in his hands, he stops, moves on again…

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Brazil,its prisons. From Crime to Rebirth

In a country like Brazil where prison conditions are among the worst in the world, where corruption and violence are the order of the day, the alternative experience of detention, called APAC (Association for the Protection and Assistance of the Detained), is becoming the alternative method for the rehabilitation of prisoners by considering them as…

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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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