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Churches October 2017

Philippines. Bringing Healthcare To The Mountain.

Sr. Eva Maamo and her team of doctors at the Foundation of Our Lady of Peace Mission Inc. (FOLPMI) go to the mountains to serve indigenous communities. “All we need is to inspire and encourage them to discover their talents and skills to be able to survive on their own”. A mission trip to Surallah…

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World Mission Day. Mission at the Heart of the Christian Faith.

This year’s World Mission Day will celebrated on  October 22, under the theme: “Mission at the heart of the Christian faith”.  In his message Pope Francis asked: What is the basis of our mission? What is the heart of our mission? What are the essential approaches we need to take in carrying out our mission?…

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Syria. Hope In Flower.

At ‘Gospel House’ for the care of the elderly, Sister Valentina Sakker, 85, looks after her patients. During the conflict, the house was on the front line. Sister Valentina stayed with her charges to defend and protect them.   Those were seven years of hell. Before the war, Homs had a population of 800,000. The city…

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Peru. Stars Shine In The Sky Over The Outskirts Of Trujillo.

Announcing life and hope inTrujillo, a city in coastal Northwestern Peru, where poverty persists and the law of the strongest and crime triumph, becomes a challenge. Here is the testimony of a Comboni Missionary who has lived  32 years in the country. Hope and projects of life seem impossible in El Porvenir on the outskirts…

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Advocacy

Widen the horizon of Empowered Women.

Concluding the Special Synod of Bishops on the Amazon, Pope Francis in his homily said with a witty remark that the final document speaking of…

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Baobab

Hare and the Hyena.

0ne day, a long time ago when there was a famine in a certain part of Africa, Hare met Hyena. “How thin you are looking,” said…

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Youth & Mission

Young Indios: “The world must listen to us”.

During the Synod for Amazonia, we heard stories of young Indios who struggle against environmental exploitation, in recognition of their own identity, and they want to…

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