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Churches May 2020

Niger. To Spark Mutual Understandings.

A meeting to seek concrete solutions to problems and, most of all, to get to know one another. A catholic nun livens up the proceedings. Room has run out in the convent hall. People are talking loudly. We exchange greetings. In the end there will be 350 of them including imams, village chiefs and the…

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World Campaign. “Sowing Hope for the Planet”.

The Union of Superiors General of Catholic Religious Sisters launched the “Sowing Hope for the Planet” campaign two years ago. Sister Sheila Kinsey, its coordinator spoke to us about the project. Sister Sheila, an American, has clear ideas. And she knows exactly what ‘interconnection’ means. She tells us: “The world is interconnected. The exploitation of…

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Bolivia. To Be A Church along the River.

After the Special Synod for the Pan-Amazon region, and the Post-Synod Exhortation “Querida Amazonia”, work now reaches the heart of the pastoral impetus. Monsignor Eugenio Coter, Bishop of the Pando diocese in the heart of the Bolivian Amazon talked with us about it. “As for the next few months, we are already thinking about how…

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Africa. Coronavirus and the Missionaries.

The Coronavirus pandemic is spreading across Africa. The virus has gradually attacked almost all its countries. To date, thousands of victims have been claimed by this emergency which may move from being a matter of health to a social matter. How missionaries are involved. “Closing the South Sudan borders would mean condemning thousands of people…

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Advocacy

Amid the Covid-19 pandemic, Pope Francis advocates for poor countries’…

In his Easter Urbi et Orbi message, Pope Francis urged all nations to “meet the greatest needs of the moment through the reduction, if not…

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Baobab

The Chimpanzee and the Crocodile.

0nce upon a time the chimpanzee and the crocodile were good friends. At midday, the chimpanzee would always go to the riverbank and call the crocodile:…

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Youth & Mission

African Youth Sowing Seeds Of Peace.

Starting afresh from children to build a peaceful future in Africa. Rely on their energies to transform the continent into a better place. This is the sense…

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