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Churches March 2017

Tanzania. A Church looking to the future with hope.

In 2018, the Tanzanian Church will celebrate 150 years of its presence in the country. Recalling the past when the first Missionaries of the Holy Spirit arrived in Bagamoyo helps to better face the future of the Catholic Church in Tanzania. When the first missionaries arrived in Zanzibar and then in Bagamoyo, on the shores…

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Hong Kong. Contemplation in the big metropolis.

The small monastery of the Poor Clares in the city of Hong Kong. An experience of prayer and silence in a small island just a few minutes from the centre of a big city. Lamma, which is located in the south of Hong Kong and which is also known as Pok Liu Chau or simply…

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Ecuador. Radio Sucumbíos, at the service of the people.

Nueva Loja is located in the centre of Sucumbíos, in the Amazon forest and is one of the most important cities in the north – east of Ecuador. Its importance derives from the oil-drilling industry. For twenty five years, Radio Sucumbíos has been the voice of the local communities in defense of the environment and…

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Philippine. Heal, not kill.

As the death toll of drug related killings continues to rise following the new administration’s war on drugs, some Church leaders have come forward offering better solutions. Filipino priests and bishops are opening parish doors to drug offenders to provide immediate and long-term rehabilitation. Archbishop Antonio Ledesma, was the first bishop to publicly welcome the…

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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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