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Latin America. ‘The Good Living Mystique’, in Daily Life.

The ‘Good Living’ is an integral way of perceiving and living life: everything is…

01 Jul 2022

DR Congo. An Oasis of Hope.

The Telema Mental Health Centre in Kinshasa is a place where the mentally ill…

01 Jul 2022

Morocco. Tazert. “Our doors are open to all”.

Four African Sisters have restored life to a monastery founded in 1931 by a…

01 Jul 2022

Algeria. Brotherhood Is the New Frontier of Humanity.

The Mediterranean as a meeting place. Brotherhood as a sign of life. The canonization…

01 Jul 2022

Guinea-Bissau. The Gospel and Social Promotion.

Schools, female entrepreneurship, microcredit. These are some of the initiatives of the Oblates of…

01 Jun 2022

DR Congo. Side-by-side With Those Who Have Lost All Their Rights.

Crowded cells, a corrupt judicial system, a health crisis aggravated by the Coronavirus. A…

01 Jun 2022

DR Congo. Bringing Back the Smile.

The Nyota Centre in Bukavu gives hope to many young girls who have suffered…

01 Jun 2022

Bolivia. The 'Andean romeria'. A Festive Path among Songs and Prayers.

The pilgrimages of the various Andean communities are a combination of ancestral traditions and…

01 Jun 2022

Ukraine. Churches Divided by War.

The invasion of Ukraine by Russia is also having serious consequences on the ecclesial…

01 May 2022

Marian Shrines in Africa. The Great Devotion.

Many shrines and pilgrimage sites in honour of the Virgin Mary have sprung up…

01 May 2022

Mexico. Saint Joseph ‘the Worker’.

‘Labour Day’, is celebrated on the first of May along with the religious feast…

01 May 2022

Kirill and Putin: complicity or subjection?

In theory, there has always been ‘harmony’, that is, close collaboration between church and…

01 May 2022

Colombia. Afro Centre. A Place of Sharing.

In Tumaco, Colombia, a decade ago, the Afro Youth Centre was established to enable…

01 Apr 2022

Jordan. A Hospital in the Land of Moab.

Since 1935, at Karak, in the poorest province of the country, the Comboni Sisters…

01 Apr 2022

Kirill I, The African.

There are over one hundred priests serving on the African continent who have left…

01 Apr 2022

A year of grace and gratitude.

The Comboni Missionary Sisters celebrate the 150th year since their foundation. A year to…

01 Apr 2022

Synodality. The Whole Church in creative journey of faith.

Pope Francis transforms the Synod of Bishops from an ‘event’ to a ‘process’, with…

01 Mar 2022

Morocco. The Al Mowafaqa Ecumenical Institute of Theology in Rabat.

The Al Mowafaqa Ecumenical Institute of Theology in Rabat, created at the initiative of…

01 Mar 2022

Egypt. The Copts. Second-class Citizens.

Since the 2011 Arab uprisings, Christians in Egypt have lived on a knife edge…

01 Mar 2022

Evangelizing in a Changing World.

In the face of epochal transformations, the missionary service is called to renew itself.…

01 Mar 2022

Egypt. Anaphora, the Monastery of Encounter.

The situation of Christians in Egypt is that of a varied minority. They do…

01 Feb 2022

Catholic Radio Stations in Africa. Educating, Informing, Transforming.

There are more than two hundred radio, from Angola to Zambia reaching millions of…

01 Feb 2022

Central African Republic. Working together for peace and stability.

Christians and Muslims work together to prevent Islamic radicalism from taking hold in the…

01 Feb 2022

Desmond Tutu, the People’s Archbishop.

Symbol of non-violent resistance to apartheid and the creation of a new nation, Tutu…

01 Feb 2022

Brazil. The Tree of the Land of the Free People.

To be a people and to make theology with the people.  Living the experience…

01 Jan 2022

China. The Itinerant Comboni Mission.

Twenty-five years have passed since a small group of Comboni missionaries arrived in Macao…

01 Jan 2022

Andean Spirituality. The Song of the Rivers.

Water is sacred in Andean culture. It is both life and a human right; they…

01 Jan 2022

The Rock-hewn Churches of Ethiopia.

Tigray, a region of Ethiopia, guards a series of interesting churches, some of which…

01 Jan 2022

Bolivia. Under the spell of the rich mountain.

They toil in dark and poorly secured tunnels - always looking for the one…

01 Dec 2021

Philippine. The Fiesta, joyful celebration.

The life of the Filipino villages and parishes is built around the “Fiesta”, a…

01 Dec 2021

Mexico. A Price on his Head.

The daily life of a Mexican priest, threatened with death and target of an…

01 Dec 2021

India. A chain of solidarity from organic cotton.

Some Franciscan Sisters have succeeded in combining tradition and innovation. The ‘Assisi Garments’ project…

01 Dec 2021

Ecuador. Bishop Eugenio Arellano: "I tried to give concrete answers to…

After leading for twenty-six years the Apostolic Vicariate of Esmeraldas, on the north-western coast…

01 Nov 2021

South Sudan. Sowing peace amid the violence.

A young man is killed. The family members arrange the vendetta. The blood of…

01 Nov 2021

Brazil. Protection against Coronavirus in the Rainforest.

The Coronavirus pandemic has hit Brazil's indigenous people even harder than the rest of…

01 Nov 2021

Little Sister Magdeleine on the way to sainthood.

Pope Francis has approved a decree on the heroic virtues of the Little Sister…

01 Nov 2021

Mission. To the last breath.

Sixty Comboni Missionaries have died due to the Coronavirus with around 350 infected. Many…

01 Oct 2021

Mexico. Welcome to Tijuana.

The religious institutes have created a support network for the many migrants coming to…

01 Oct 2021

South Sudan. Being part of a universal Church.

An extremely polarised country where belonging to a family or clan is much more…

01 Oct 2021

DR of Congo. The state and the main churches clash over…

A battle between the supporters of President Tshisekedi and the two main churches of…

01 Oct 2021

Morocco. Creating secure spaces.

The Diocesan Delegation for Tangier Migrants is a church organisation that receives migrants in…

01 Sep 2021

Peru. Against human trafficking during the Covid-19 pandemic.

Every two hours a woman disappears due to gender violence and human trafficking. Sister…

01 Sep 2021

Colombia. Dreaming of a land free of the drugs trade.

It may be a small and insignificant place but Tumaco, in the south west…

01 Sep 2021

Talitha Kum. Stop Human Trafficking.

A worldwide network of consecrated life determined to put an end to the trafficking…

01 Sep 2021

Cardinal Laurent Monsengwo Pasinya. Death of the Moses of the Congo.

Like Moses, Cardinal Monsengwo, who died in France 11 July last aged 81, fought…

01 Aug 2021

Israel. Nevé Shalom – Wahat al-Salam. An Oasis of Peace.

On a hill between Tel Aviv and Jerusalem stands a village that is an…

01 Aug 2021

Being Together and Sharing.

Two Comboni missionary sisters from DR Congo share their experience.  Compassion, commitment, and hope…

01 Aug 2021

South Sudan. Mission towards Reconciliation.

After ten years of the declaration of independence, South Sudan continue to suffer the…

01 Aug 2021

The Philippines. The church in the sea.

In the Bay of Manila, north of the Philippine capital, it is already possible…

01 Jul 2021

Charles de Foucauld. The Gospel in the land of the Sahara.

Just over a century after he died as a martyr, Blessed Charles de Foucauld…

01 Jul 2021

Africa. Catechists. Unknown heroes and heroines of the faith.

With a new Apostolic Letter Antiquum Ministerium (Ancient Ministry), Pope Francis establishes the lay…

01 Jul 2021

Central African Republic. Giving Hope.

A country broken by years of civil war. The difficult journey towards reconstruction. The…

01 Jul 2021

Israel. Kuchinate, let’s all crochet.

Kuchinate is the name chosen by a group of African women seeking asylum in…

01 Jun 2021

Africa. "The mission continues…"

A total of one hundred and thirty years those three Comboni missionaries spent in…

01 Jun 2021

The Central African Republic. Let’s start again together.

To recreate the social and interreligious fabric of a society torn by war, it…

01 Jun 2021

The Latin American Church in Assembly. The challenge of ‘Synodality’.

In Mexico City, from 21 to 28 November, the first ecclesial Assembly of Latin…

01 Jun 2021

Nigeria. Telling their tales of suffering.

Kidnappings, rapes and murders are part of daily life for many in the north…

01 May 2021

DR Congo. Giving dignity and independence.

The Daniel Comboni House of the Comboni Missionary Sisters is a structure that assists…

01 May 2021

DR.Congo/Nigeria/Ghana. Towards new life.

On a hill in the city of Bukavu in the south of the DR…

01 May 2021

Colombia. Bishop receives death threats.

For months he travels in an armoured car and an armed police escort. He…

01 May 2021

Sister Nathalie Becquart. To make History.

The meaning of the first appointment of a woman under-secretary of the most important…

01 Apr 2021

India. The apostle of the lepers.

Fifty years in India alongside the lepers. Curing their wounds but also rejoicing with…

01 Apr 2021

Philippines. 500 years of Christianity. Looking forward to the future.

In 2021 the Church in the Philippines marks half a millennium of Christianity.  “We…

01 Apr 2021

Fragile Peace in South Sudan.

There have been close to twelve peace agreements but they have failed to bring…

01 Apr 2021

Fasts & Feasts in the Ethiopian Orthodox Tradition.

The most important period of the year for Orthodox Christians in Ethiopia is the…

01 Mar 2021

The Sahel. “Poverty nourishes jihadism”.

An unstable region. “Young people abandoned to themselves find a solution to their problems…

01 Mar 2021

Ghana. Being a priest in the Venice of Africa.

A Sunday with Father Anthony Assebiah, Parish Priest of Beyin in Kengen, Southern Ghana. …

01 Mar 2021

Mexico. Taxco. An inspiring Holy Week.

Holy Week in Taxco involves one of the most moving and impressive liturgical ceremonies…

01 Mar 2021

Africa interprets “Fratelli Tutti” for the world. As sweet as Ubuntu.

“If I am because we are, then true fraternity leaves no one behind, because…

01 Feb 2021

Philippines. The Black Nazarene. A Question of Quiapo Faith.

Even though the grand procession of the image of the Black Nazarene has been…

01 Feb 2021

DR Congo. At the side of the people fighting to live…

The Democratic Republic of Congo continues to be afflicted by most serious political and…

01 Feb 2021

Cameroon. Cardinal Christian Wiyghan Tumi. Not just 'passing through'.

A fierce opponent of the regime of Paul Biya, he energetically promoted dialogue between…

01 Feb 2021

Colombia. The impact of Covid-19 on Afro spirituality.

The coronavirus pandemic is changing how people live and relate to others while deeply…

01 Jan 2021

South Sudan. The tenderness of God.

“As missionaries, we try to share as much as possible the life of our…

01 Jan 2021

Comboni Lay Missionaries. Getting involved.

It is more than 30 years since the Comboni Family has been enriched by…

01 Jan 2021

India. Experiencing Silence in India's Ashrams.

A Dominican friar shares his experience of spending his yearly vacation in an ashram…

01 Jan 2021

Fratelli Tutti – Africa’s call for an “a civilization of love”.

The new encyclical of Pope Francis, Fratelli Tutti (Brothers All) draws attention to social…

01 Dec 2020

India. More than just tea.

The serious crisis in the tea plantations.  Alternative forms of working. Commitment to education.…

01 Dec 2020

Egypt. Mons. Claudio Lurati: “Called to witness with our lives”.

A great opportunity to rediscover the reasons for a presence. A multicultural community. Dialogue…

01 Dec 2020

Djibouti. The Catholic Church, a tiny seed of hope.

Especially present socially with its work among street children, immigrants and, more recently, the…

01 Dec 2020

DR. Congo. Street children. A home for a better future.

A project that tries to return street children to their families. Stories that seem…

01 Nov 2020

Witnesses. Father Manuel. “I hitched my wagon to a star”.

"I am totally paralysed, but I feel a fullness of mind and heart that…

01 Nov 2020

Kenya. The Diocese of Ngong, The Church of the People.

Small Christina communities. Inculturation. Lay movements and a growing number of development projects. These…

01 Nov 2020

India. The search for ‘Black Gold’ in the ‘Rat-Hole’.

Thousands risk their lives in the ‘Rat-holes’ in India.  Most of them are poor…

01 Oct 2020

Sudan. Missionaries involved in education.

Since the start of the evangelisation of Sudan, education has been a priority for…

01 Oct 2020

Pope Francis. Listen to the call to mission.

This year World Mission Day will be celebrated on Sunday, 18 October. In his…

01 Oct 2020

Sudan. An incubator for young entrepreneurs.

The Comboni Innovation and Entrepreneurship Centre (CIEC) is an incubator for business that seeks…

01 Sep 2020

The economics of Pope Francis. The beauty of sharing.

Social themes, in general, and those economic, in particular, are at the centre of…

01 Sep 2020

Benin."The Man with the Golden Hands"

On the edge of the on the border between Niger and Burkina Faso, the…

01 Sep 2020

Father Charles Nyamiti. “An ancestor in African Theology.”

The Tanzanian-born priest, Fr. Charles Nyamiti, will be remember as eminent pioneer of African…

01 Aug 2020

Bangladesh. My life and Hope for the Sick.

She manages the Damien Hospital, the only specialized facility to treat leprosy, tuberculosis and…

01 Aug 2020

Chad. Cereal Banks.

In Chad, a missionary who has lived in the country for over 53 years…

01 Aug 2020

Brazil. Close to the people.

Brazil is the country struck hardest by Covid 19. Combonian Father Saverio Paolillo has…

01 Aug 2020

The Catholic Church in Kyrgyzstan. A seed sprouting up slowly.

A small community that lives its faith through testimony. One of the great challenges…

01 Jul 2020

Sudan. Mission among the Nuer.

Comboni Missionaries have been living with the Nuer people for almost twenty five years.…

01 Jul 2020

The Catholic Church in Kazakhstan. Testifying through friendship and dialogue.

Kazakhstan is the country of Central Asia with the largest number of Catholics. Small…

01 Jul 2020

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Churches archive – summaries

Sudan. St Mary’s Hospital in Khartoum. At the service of…

St. Mary’s Hospital is located in the Arab market district of Khartoum. More than 300 children…

01 Jul 2020, Churches July 2020

Catholic Church in Morocco. A 'bridge'.

A church that wants to be a ‘bridge’ between the Christian and Islamic worlds. Deeply involved…

01 Jun 2020, Churches June 2020

The Ecological Awakening of the African Church.

The Ecclesial Network for the Congo River Basin (REBAC, from its acronym in French) aims to…

01 Jun 2020, Churches June 2020

The Catholic Church in Algeria. Weavers of Brotherhood.

“This is no longer the time for clashes between believers. Following the example of our martyrs,…

01 Jun 2020, Churches June 2020

The Catholic Church in Libya. “Few but not invisible”.

It is difficult to be a Church in a place of violence and instability. “We are…

01 Jun 2020, Churches June 2020

World Campaign. "Sowing Hope for the Planet".

The Union of Superiors General of Catholic Religious Sisters launched the “Sowing Hope for the Planet”…

01 May 2020, Churches May 2020

Africa. Coronavirus and the Missionaries.

The Coronavirus pandemic is spreading across Africa. The virus has gradually attacked almost all its countries. To…

01 May 2020, Churches May 2020

Bangladesh. The mission of dialogue.

After 45 years of missionary work in Bangladesh, Fr Bob McCahill still continues pedaling to find…

01 Apr 2020, Churches April 2020

Kenya. The Mukuru Promotion Centre: where 'Life Lives'.

The suburb of Mukuru is home to about 600,000 people. This area, which is experiencing severe…

01 Apr 2020, Churches April 2020

Father Jacques Mourad held hostage by jihadists.

He was rector of the Mar Elian shrine and parish priest of the Syrian Catholic community…

01 Apr 2020, Churches April 2020

Chiara Lubich. A Spiritual Leader.

This year marks the centenary of the birth of Focolare Movement founder Chiara Lubich. She is…

01 Apr 2020, Churches April 2020

Uganda. Father Giuseppe Ambrosoli, a Blessed for Africa.

On 22 November 2020, the Italian Comboni priest Father Giuseppe Ambrosoli will be beatified in Kalongo…

01 Mar 2020, Churches March 2020

Philippines. On the side of the underdog.

A Benedictine theologian, activist, missionary and intellectual, Sr. Mary John Mananzan speaks of the Philippines of…

01 Mar 2020, Churches March 2020

Chad / Mons. Miguel Sebastian, “Let us not be intimidated…

A country where injustice and impunity reign. A government that threatens the Church. Youth in search…

01 Mar 2020, Churches March 2020

Philippines. Make a difference.

Boys collect plastic bottles on the streets while others take them from the polluted waters of…

01 Feb 2020, Churches February 2020

The Church in Northeast India. Building Bridges.

From being a tiny minority, the Church in the Northeast region of India has grown exponentially…

01 Feb 2020, Churches February 2020

Ecumenism in Africa. Dialogue in the continent of diversity.

In ancient times, the word ecumene denoted the whole known world and defined that portion of…

01 Jan 2020, Churches January 2020

Mexico. Being a priest in Acapulco.

Once the Pearl of the Pacific, it is now a hell inhabited by those involved in…

01 Jan 2020, Churches January 2020

Uganda. Educating the heart.

A Catholic nurse dedicates her life to Meeting Point International, an association that takes care of…

01 Dec 2019, Churches December 2019

Missionary Reflection. Religious and social transformation.

Evangelisation is transformation at two levels: religious and social. The ultimate end of evangelisation is the…

01 Dec 2019, Churches December 2019

DR. Congo. What it means to be a doctor and…

Comboni Brother Juan Carlos Salgado, a medical doctor, has the joy of serving the poor and…

01 Dec 2019, Churches December 2019

Burkina Faso. Father Jacques. Biologist and Geneticist.

A Camillian and also professor at the University of Ouagadougou, Father Jacques Simporè assists the sick…

01 Nov 2019, Churches November 2019

Eswatini. Arriving unannounced.

Originally from the Argentine, Mons. José Luis Gerardo Ponce de León has for five years been…

01 Nov 2019, Churches November 2019

DR. Congo. “I am a missionary doctor, in love with…

She lives and works in the Democratic Republic of Congo and has dedicated all her life…

01 Nov 2019, Churches November 2019

New Catacombs Pact.

More than a half century after a group of bishops at the Second Vatican Council made…

01 Nov 2019, Churches November 2019

Pope Francis Visits Africa. To be with the People.

On his 31st international journey (4 – 10 September), Pope Francis visited Mozambique, Madagascar and Mauritius.…

01 Oct 2019, Churches October 2019

Kenya. To prepare future leaders.

This year, the Institute of Social Ministry in Mission, at Tangaza College in Nairobi, celebrate 25…

01 Oct 2019, Churches October 2019

Amazonia. “Fear does not apply to us”

In a small town near the heart of the Brazilian Amazon region, two Sisters help support…

01 Oct 2019, Churches October 2019

World Mission Sunday. “Mission is part of our identity as…

This year World Mission Sunday will be celebrated on 20 October. Under the theme "Baptized and…

01 Oct 2019, Churches October 2019

South Sudan. Being able to share.

He could have left, and lived a better and more comfortable life. Instead he preferred to…

01 Sep 2019, Churches September 2019

Egypt. Being a Christian in an Islamic Country.

What kind of challenges exist for Christians in Islamic countries? How to be a Christian among…

01 Sep 2019, Churches September 2019

Ethiopia. Meskel. The Feast of the Holy Cross.

There is no feast in Ethiopia, religious or civil, so popular and with such large social…

01 Sep 2019, Churches September 2019

Burkina Faso. The Church under attack.

For some time, the Catholic and Protestant communities have been a target for Islamic groups attempting…

01 Aug 2019, Churches August 2019

RD.Congo. Beatification of twenty martyr missionaries on track.

Fifty-seven years after their tragic deaths, the Roman Catholic Church of Congo has started the process…

01 Aug 2019, Churches August 2019

The Church of Africa. A Return To Its Origins.

The Symposium of the Episcopal Conferences of Africa and Madagascar (SECAM) is celebrating its Golden Jubilee.…

01 Aug 2019, Churches August 2019

Mexico. "Until dignity becomes the custom".

The Miguel Agustín Pro Juarez Human Rights Centre (Centro ProDH),founded by the Jesuits, is celebrating its…

01 Jul 2019, Churches July 2019

Philippine. Modern Day Missionaries of the World.

Overseas Filipino Workers (OFWs) take and practice their faith fervently wherever they go, wherever they are.…

01 Jul 2019, Churches July 2019

Madagascar. Poverty can be beaten.

Pope Francis is going to Madagascar in September. During his stay he will visit the Akamasoa…

01 Jul 2019, Churches July 2019

Niger. A culture of tolerance.

The problem of immigration. Relations with Islam. Education as a means for spreading the values of…

01 Jun 2019, Churches June 2019

Afghanistan. A Tiny Seed.

A small community in an Islamic world. Witness and service to the poorest. “The contribution which the small…

01 Jun 2019, Churches June 2019

The Church in the Amazon. A new way of being…

Bishop Emeritus of Xingu, Erwin Krautler, traces the history of the Church in the Amazon. “With…

01 Jun 2019, Churches June 2019

Brazil. Horizons of hope.

A place where children find understanding and dignity. Comboni Missionary Father Saverio Paolillo explains. In the…

01 Jun 2019, Churches June 2019

Mons. Angelelli. “The Romero of Argentina”.

On last 27 April, in La Rioja, Bishop Angelelli, together with two priests and a layman,…

01 May 2019, Churches May 2019

South Sudan. Pope Francis: “No more war!”

On his knees before President Salva Kiir and the Vice-Presidents Designate who are to open a…

01 May 2019, Churches May 2019

Iraq. The courage to go back.

After the liberation of Mosul and the Plain of Nineveh, thousands of Christians are returning to…

01 May 2019, Churches May 2019

South Sudan. A great heart with great faith.

A poor woman takes a foreign mother into her house and looks after her sick daughter.…

01 Apr 2019, Churches April 2019

Brazil. Prisons Without Walls.

In Brazil, where prisons are places of violence and the rate of re-offending is as high…

01 Apr 2019, Churches April 2019

DR Congo. Mons. Muyengo Mulombe : “ We are the…

The role of the bishops in the recent socio-political events in the country. The Church as…

01 Apr 2019, Churches April 2019

Peru. The Courage To Change.

The Church must accompany the indigenous peoples defending their culture. The importance of a change in…

01 Mar 2019, Churches March 2019

Chad. A Church Committed To Mission.

The challenge to poverty in an area rich in oil. Young people and the lack of…

01 Mar 2019, Churches March 2019

Ethiopia. Solidarity in the shadow of Debre Libanos.

About 700 Ethiopian refugees survive thanks to the work of an Orthodox priest of the Debre…

01 Mar 2019, Churches March 2019

Thailand. Caffè Bruno: A really nice cup of coffee.

Love for the people and the youth of ethnic minorities has borne fruit in the form…

01 Mar 2019, Churches March 2019

The Jesuit Refugee Service. The African Microcosm In The Streets…

Ethiopia is Africa's second largest refugee hosting country with more than 800,000 of them in its…

01 Feb 2019, Churches February 2019

Brazil. Bringing hope to the inferno of Cracolandia.

Living with the street people. Evangelising the “inferno” of drugs. Experiencing “Mission Bethlehem”. It is just…

01 Feb 2019, Churches February 2019

Kenya. The Challenge Of Reinsertion In Society.

Kamiti penitentiary in the outskirts of Nairobi hosts more than 4,200 detainees. The Consolata Missionary Sisters…

01 Feb 2019, Churches February 2019

Ethiopia. Timket. The Feast of the two Testaments.

The feast of Timket or Baptism of the Lord is celebrated in Ethiopia on January 19,…

01 Jan 2019, Churches January 2019

Ethiopia. Hope For A Forgotten People

The Menjas live in the south-west of Ethiopia. They are marginalized and discriminated by other ethnic…

01 Jan 2019, Churches January 2019

Uganda. To Give Dignity.

Hundreds children are begging in the streets of Kampala City.  A Comboni missionary, Father John Bosco…

01 Jan 2019, Churches January 2019

DR Congo. Miracles Happen.

Despite having lost both legs in a bomb explosion, Sr. Present returns to her mission. A…

01 Jan 2019, Churches January 2019

Kenya. People With A Future In Their Hands.

Many years ago, a local district officer gave a small plot for a non-formal school in…

01 Dec 2018, Churches December 2018

Egypt. Ecumenical Dialogue Lost.

The comfort of political correctness to the detriment of ecumenical dialogue. In an Egyptian context where…

01 Dec 2018, Churches December 2018

Christmas in Ethiopia. A Day of Joy.

The Christmas cycle begins with a long period of fasting, corresponding to Advent in the Latin…

01 Dec 2018, Churches December 2018

The Catholic Church in China. Resisting against all odds.

The continual political repression by the government, the Sinologisation of religion. It was in order to…

01 Dec 2018, Churches December 2018

El Salvador. Oscar Romero, a Saint waiting for justice.

After thirty eight years of impunity, the process of identifying the assassins and those who sent…

01 Nov 2018, Churches November 2018

Burkina Faso. Alphonsine Yanogo. Sister and Mechanic.

She is the first female mechanic in the country. She runs the Garage Saint Michel de…

01 Nov 2018, Churches November 2018

Johannesburg. Refugees In The City Of Gold.

Every year, thousands of migrants and refugees arrive in Johannesburg from several African countries. The House…

01 Nov 2018, Churches November 2018

Uganda/Sudanese Refugees. Just A Drop In The Ocean.

It consists in a microcredit project for women and grants for school fees for about fifty…

01 Oct 2018, Churches October 2018

South Sudan. Street Children in Juba. They Want To Live.

Seventeen abandoned children have been rescued from wandering around the streets and started 'the trip of…

01 Oct 2018, Churches October 2018

World Mission Sunday. “Life Is A Mission”.

The theme of this year: “Together with young people, let us bring the Gospel to all,”…

01 Oct 2018, Churches October 2018

Republic of Central Africa. A Church With Open Arms.

Some dioceses have had their priests killed and churches destroyed but nevertheless they take in the…

01 Oct 2018, Churches October 2018

Missionaries of Africa. A Great Gift.

This year, the Missionaries of Africa (also known as the White Fathers) celebrate 150 years of…

01 Sep 2018, Churches September 2018

Nicaragua. The Church Under Threat.

Bishops and priests threatened with death. Churches profaned. Nevertheless, the Church has become a sign of…

01 Sep 2018, Churches September 2018

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Advocacy

Climate Change and Advocacy. Planting Bamboos.

In the Philippines, the missionaries of the Society of the Divine Word (SVD) are committing to plant 100,000 seedlings of Bamboo by 2022. With an…

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Baobab

The Spider and the Sky God's Stories.

The Chief of the Sky Gods had many stories to tell. As Spider listened to the stories of the Sky God, he said to his wife,…

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Youth & Mission

Mission. Our Life with Our People.

Three Comboni Missionaries talk about their missionary experience. My name is Gédéon Ngunza Mboma from Democratic Republic of Congo. For the last eleven years, as a…

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