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Dossier October 2011

Philippines – Spreading the Word

World Mission is a monthly Catholic magazine published by the Comboni Missionaries in the Philippines as part of their missionary ministry in Asia. It is an instrument of mission animation and evangelization, but also of promotion of justice, peace and integrity of the creation. Founded in March 1989, at the start of the Comboni Missionaries’…

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Namibia – Challenging society

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The religious world in Namibia has always been dominated by the Lutheran Church, which arrived in the country with the German colonizers. Today, about half of the population is Lutheran. Other denominations are the Catholics and the Anglicans. In the latter days, a number of Evangelical sects and local groups of Christian influence have established…

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Europe – In search of identity

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In the past years, the Comboni Missionaries working in Europe questioned their presence and work in the old continent. Mission, according to many, was located outside Europe; it was the work beyond borders, among pagans. Yet, the events in the last century urge us to review that old model of mission. The Vatican Council II…

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Costa Rica – Rebuild the family

Costa Rica is a small but busy country. Many years of political stability, an industrious population and the right environmental characteristic, allowed the country to become the more prosperous in Central America. The Church, with its centuries old presence, is however aware that there are still areas were the Gospel did not reach or it…

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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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