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Bolivia. Elegance in traditional Chacobo dress.

The Chacobos are an indigenous people living on the banks…

01 Feb 2024, Culture February 2024

Brazil. The Magic Dance.

The marambiré is the most authentic African ritual of all…

01 Jan 2024, Culture January 2024

Nicaragua. El Güegüense. A People's Resistance.

A Nicaraguan mask play that defies the arrogance of the…

01 Jan 2024, Culture January 2024

Bolivia. The Q’Owaku Ritual.

The Q'Owaku ritual is performed as a blessing for workers…

01 Dec 2023, Culture December 2023

Brazil. Our Floating Church.

There are more than 120 communities distributed on the islands…

01 Dec 2023, Churches December 2023

Colombia. Music that Heals and Reconciles.

In Colombia, the Medellín Philharmonic Orchestra has brought together the…

01 Nov 2023, Culture November 2023

Bolivia. The Festival of the Chacobo Community.

The Chacobos are a small indigenous people living on the…

01 Nov 2023, Culture November 2023

Nicaragua. "We Shall Resist".

Repression, kidnappings, intimidation. The Catholic Church under siege. But ‘the…

01 Oct 2023, Churches October 2023

The Role of Masato in the Peruvian Amazon.

Masato is the typical and preferred drink of the Asheninka,…

01 Oct 2023, Culture October 2023

Social-economic inequality.

According to the estimates of the last census, carried out…

01 Sep 2023, Dossier September 2023

Peru. The Ashaninka Ancestral Wisdom. Their Sensory Awareness.

An indigenous ethnic group, the Ashaninka live in the central…

01 Sep 2023, Culture September 2023

Progress in the Tourism Sector.

The economy of the Dominican Republic is a liberalized, open,…

01 Sep 2023, Dossier September 2023

Dominican Republic. The Gateway to North and South America.

A painful story that continues today. Internal tensions have favoured…

01 Sep 2023, Dossier September 2023

Political Life.

The Dominican Republic is a presidential republic based on the…

01 Sep 2023, Dossier September 2023

Peru. The Time to the Asheninka.

What is the importance of time to the Asheninka, an…

01 Aug 2023, Culture August 2023

Peru. The Rite of the Ashaninka Ancestral Medicine.

To a large extent, the ancestral medicine of the Ashaninka,…

01 Jul 2023, Culture July 2023

Mexico. The Priest who Challenges the Narcos with the News.

Being both a priest and a journalist represents the two…

01 Jul 2023, Churches July 2023

Sara Raymi. Feast of the Sun, Andean New Year’s Day.

On 21 June, the winter solstice in the southern hemisphere,…

01 Jun 2023, Culture June 2023

Ecuador. June Festivals.

During the month of June, various traditional festivals are celebrated,…

01 Jun 2023, Culture June 2023

Brazil. Manaus. Sister Liliana and children of the favelas.

On the outskirts of the capital of the state of…

01 Jun 2023, Churches June 2023

Peru. The Asheninka Cultural Identity and Spirituality.

The Asheninka live in the departments of Pasco and Ucayali,…

01 May 2023, Culture May 2023

Latin America. Lithium Is a Key Resource for the Future.

Lithium is an increasingly important resource for clean energy systems…

01 Apr 2023, News April 2023

Peru. The Asheninka Calendar.

Although the Asheninka, an indigenous ethnic group, who live in…

01 Apr 2023, Culture April 2023

The extermination of the Mayan communities.

The political instability that affected the country following the 1954…

01 Apr 2023, Dossier April 2023

Guatemala. A Wounded Country.

A past full of violence and abuse. Drug trafficking, corruption,…

01 Apr 2023, Dossier April 2023

Migrants.

Among the many problems afflicting Guatemala, there is certainly also…

01 Apr 2023, Dossier April 2023

Economic and Social Crisis.

Today, Guatemala continues to deal with a highly precarious social…

01 Apr 2023, Dossier April 2023

Bolivia. Anata. The Aymara Carnival.

The Anata festival -  Anata in Aymara means game -…

01 Feb 2023, Culture February 2023

Guatemala. A Failed State.

Drug trafficking, corruption, the danger of fraud in the next…

01 Feb 2023, Churches February 2023

Mexico. A Sound that Calls for a Missionary Commitment.

The Comboni magazine ‘Esquila Misional’ celebrates 70 years of life.…

01 Feb 2023, Churches February 2023

Ch'alla. Rite of Thanksgiving to Mother Earth.

It is a rite of gratitude of the native Andean…

01 Feb 2023, Culture February 2023

Latin America. Liturgical Art at the Service of the Poor.

A Spanish Claretian, for 35 years a missionary in Latin…

01 Feb 2023, Churches February 2023

Cuba. The Old Saint Lazarus. The Devotion of a People.

Every year thousands of people go to pay homage to…

01 Dec 2022, Churches December 2022

Mexico. Between Art and Popular Religiosity.

Mexican folk art is present in all aspects of community…

01 Dec 2022, Culture December 2022

Bolivia. The Amerindian Dance that Welcomes The Child Jesus.

In Bolivia, it is the Chuntunqui musical rhythm that leads…

01 Dec 2022, Churches December 2022

Towards the 2023 Synod. The Church Walking Towards the Peripheries.

“It is not enough to say that the Church is…

01 Dec 2022, Churches December 2022

Peru. The Asheninka Minga.

The Asheninka, are an indigenous ethnic group that lives in…

01 Oct 2022, Culture October 2022

Mexico. Missionary Dimension, Taking Off Your Sandals.

 The diocese of Ciudad Guzmán in the Mexican state of…

01 Oct 2022, Churches October 2022

Peru. The Ayahuasca Ritual: the Gateway to the World of…

The ancestral Andean Amazonian wisdom is transmitted through songs, mythological…

01 Sep 2022, Culture September 2022

Brazil.The Struggle of the Piquià Community Against the Mining Giants.

Carajàs is considered the largest open cast iron mine in…

01 Sep 2022, Churches September 2022

Towards the 2023 Synod. The Spirit Shows the Paths to…

From the diocese of Pando in the Bolivian Amazon region,…

01 Sep 2022, Churches September 2022

Frontier’s Story. In the Shade of the Mango Trees.

For thirty years, Yeyo wandered from plantation to plantation in…

01 Sep 2022, News September 2022

Persecuted Church. "Someday, God will dry our tears".

Death, kidnapping, extortion, and intimidation have become a daily reality…

01 Sep 2022, Churches September 2022

Ecuador. The Galapagos Islands. A Maritime Sanctuary.

Designing the 'Common House'. Overall pastoral care. The Synod: 'Live…

01 Sep 2022, Churches September 2022

New political openings.

Suriname is a unitary Republic with executive power vested in…

01 Aug 2022, Dossier August 2022

Suriname. A Multi-coloured Country.

It is the smallest country in South America with a…

01 Aug 2022, Dossier August 2022

Reflection. Daily Marys.

In the Central Latin-American tradition, devotion is strong to Our…

01 Aug 2022, Churches August 2022

Ethnic Variety.

The period of Dutch colonization made the country one of…

01 Aug 2022, Dossier August 2022

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Advocacy

Patricia Gualinga. Defending the Amazon Rivers.

She is a Kichwa Indigenous leader of the Sarayaku people in Ecuador. “When you begin a fight against global economic interests, your life is always…

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Baobab

The Mysteries of the Forest.

Many years ago, peace reigned in the forest under the rule of the leopard, the ruler of all animals. But one day news spread that a monster…

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Youth & Mission

Mission. The Challenges Ahead.

Three young Comboni missionaries talk about their vocation and their pastoral journeys. My name is David Costa Domingues, a Comboni missionary from Portugal.  I have just celebrated…

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