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Churches October 2015

Antarctica. Missionaries at the end of the earth.

Two missionaries talk to us about their mission at the Antarctic glaciers. White is made up of many colours. “It can be as cold as 60° below zero here, but despite that, it has been a magnificent experience”,  Father Dan Doyle tells Southworld. He is going to be the last among the New Zealand priests…

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Missionary Perspectives of a Local Church

The risk of losing the meaning of the universal Church. There is no such thing as an exclusively missionary Church that sends any more than there is an exclusively missionary Church that receives. His Eminence, Manila Cardinal Luis Antonio Tagle speaks on the topic. The bishops and clergy, through pastoral care, render an admirable service…

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Pope Francis: “ To go to the peripheries”

This year World Mission Day is Sunday 18 October 2015. In his message, Pope Francis writes: “Being a missionary is not about proselytizing or mere strategy; mission is part of the “grammar” of faith, something essential for those who listen to the voice of the Spirit who whispers “Come” and “Go forth”.  A synthesis of his…

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Asia. Women theologians. Sharing solidarity

Asian women theologian are playing an important role in the church and in the society, by empowering women to liberate themselves from oppressive situations. Asia is blessed with plurality of cultures and religions. The presence of many cultures and religions make Asia vibrant and colourful. Religion plays a major role in peoples’ lives. The sense…

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Advocacy

The 4 Freedoms.

One of the most important aims of advocacy is building strong democracy and democratic organizations to hold those in power accountable, expanding citizen’s understanding of…

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Baobab

The Water in Olive Lake.

Long, long ago, a mother and her son lived by Olive Lake below Olive Mountain. The mother was very, very old and could not work anymore.…

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Youth & Mission

Youth on the frontline against Covid - 19.

In the time of Coronavirus, young people have organised to prevent COVID-19 from spreading and supporting their communities. In Cameroon, Achalake Christian, the coordinator of Local…

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