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Churches March 2014

South Africa – Radio Veritas, a journey of faith

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The Catholic radio station has been growing slowly but steadily. Information and formation, Catholic teaching of the church and devotion, music and talks. The radio broadcasts in seven languages. We talked with its founder and director, Fr. Emil Blaser. What is the profile of the radio?Radio Veritas is an independent Catholic radio station. Not only…

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Taiwan – A ‘Bridge Church’

Taiwan is an island of diversities. It has a population of 23 million inhabitants that could be divided into three different groups. Most of them are descendants of fishermen coming from Fujian – the province on the opposite coast of China – who in the past centuries progressively settled down on the island. However, the…

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African Women Theologians

Africa is a continent where women have come a long way in the struggle to make life more human and human beings more capable of living life to the full. African women theologians, in particular, have been accompanying this journey from their own perspective and life experiences. Quite in touch with all the dimensions of…

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Kenya – Lake Turkana peace mission

The Dassanech are one of the oldest ethnic groups in Africa. These people live in three different east-African countries: Ethiopia, Sudan and Kenya. The Dassanech have been in conflict with the nomadic Turkana for generations. The tensions may be explained largely in terms of pasture and water scarcity. A missionary tries to mediate peace between…

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Advocacy

Research and Rating, a tool of Advocacy.

Advocacy is a strategy used around the world by NGOs, activists, and even policy makers themselves, to influence policies. Advocacy is about creating reform of…

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Baobab

An Unhappy Fish.

0nce upon a time there was a colony of little fishes who lived together in their own small pool, isolated from the rest of the fish…

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Youth & Mission

Peace and Climate Justice is Needed to Save the Planet.

The world is afire again, the flames heartbreakingly consume shrubs, trees and forests in Australia, Portugal, Brazil, and recently in California and Siberia and elsewhere too.…

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