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Churches September 2017

Mozambique. The Hakumana Centre: An Always Open Inn

The HIV plague is severely affecting young people but even more women, who are also victims of violence and outrage. A religious institution has established the Hakumana project (which means ‘let’s meet’ in the Ronga language) in order to face these challenges. We went to visit the Hakumana centre. At the entrance door, under the…

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Towards A Synod For The Peoples Of Amazonia.

Pope Francis strongly desires it. The bishops outline guidelines. In all probability, Pope Francis will make the announcement next January when he is visiting Peru. During a meeting with the bishops of Peru last May, Pope Francis told them to consider holding a Synod for the peoples of Amazonia. At present, the people and nations…

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Sudan. Expecting Nothing.

In  Nyala,  in South Darfur in the south-west of Sudan, mission is just a presence and silent witness; a mission without much visibility or spectacle, in quietness; a mission where one cannot expect great personal gratification. A testimony of a Comboni Missionary.  I knew him by sight. He is seen daily in the city of…

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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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