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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

Emigration and the Young African.

Advocacy is about politics and change, values and beliefs, consciousness and knowledge. It is about building democratic organizations and expanding citizens’ skills to understand how…

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Baobab

Hare and the Corn Bins.

In the old days, all the animals used to make farms like men do today. They hoed the ground, planted the seed, harvested the grain and…

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Youth & Mission

Five Ways To Reduce Our Reliance On Plastic.

Plastic is so prevalent in our lives that we don’t even notice it anymore. It is convenient. It is cheap. It is ubiquitous. The unfortunate truth…

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