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Churches March 2013

Benedict XVI and Asia

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  When the news of Pope Benedict’s resignation spread, on Monday, February 11, the Far East was in the middle of New Year holidays, dedicated to family reunions. The Hindu communities of Southern Asia were dealing with the much-attended Mela Kumbh Mela pilgrimage. Notwithstanding, the announcement was widely reported and broadly circulated everywhere in Asia,…

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Liberia – Educating with the power of the faith

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  Liberia Mission began as a response to the problem of the numerous orphans left by the civil war that ravaged the country A large welcome sign at the entrance to the mission carries, besides the name, also the date of its inauguration, 3 November 2003, and the reason it exists in terms of what…

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The Legacy of Pope Benedict XVI for Africa

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  The announcement of the resignation of Pope Benedict XVI, seems to have come as a greater shock to African Catholics than to many other Christians in the world. African Catholics are so strongly tied to Rome and to the Pontiff – in their fidelity to Christ. It is that fidelity to Rome, to church…

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How Africa is reacting to Pope’s resignation

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  During the consistory on 11 February, in an unexpected move, Pope Benedict XVI announced that he is to resign. In his statement, Pope Benedict – who turns 86 in April – said he had “come to the certainty that my strengths, due to an advanced age, are no longer suited to an adequate exercise of…

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Advocacy

Feeding people during the Covid-19 emergency.

With the declaration of the health emergency in Ecuador, all activities and services taking care of poor people were suspended. The experience of Caritas’ dining…

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Baobab

The Herons and the Tortoise.

Once upon a time, there was a beautiful lake, near a big mountain. There lived many animals in the water and on the banks of the…

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Youth & Mission

Young People lead the protest against racism, discrimination and social…

More and more young people are joining protests around the world and are playing an increasingly important role to protest against racism, discrimination and social inequality. Is…

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