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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

Immense Natural Resources.

Suriname is a country rich in natural resources in terms…

01 Aug 2022, Dossier August 2022

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

The ‘Good Living’ is an integral way of perceiving and…

01 Jul 2022, Churches July 2022

Peru. Birth among the Asheninka. An Offer to the Big…

The Asheninka live in the central forest of the Ucayali…

01 Jul 2022, Culture July 2022

Guatemala. Tana’s Sandals.

She never once bought an ice cream. She never had…

01 Jul 2022, News July 2022

Mexico. The people of the sacred rains.

The people of the rain, Ñuu Savi, in the Nahuati…

01 Jul 2022, Culture July 2022

Peru. Marriage. An Agreement Between Two Families.

Marriage is related to the continuation of the family and…

01 Jun 2022, Culture June 2022

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

The pilgrimages of the various Andean communities are a combination…

01 Jun 2022, Churches June 2022

Peru. The Asheninka. Mijado, the Time for Sharing.

By the word mijado this indigenous people, living in the…

01 May 2022, Culture May 2022

Mexico. Saint Joseph ‘the Worker’.

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

01 May 2022, Churches May 2022

Bolivia. Socavon, Life is a Joyful Dance.

The pilgrimage to the shrine of the Virgin of Socavon,…

01 May 2022, Culture May 2022

Colombia. Afro Centre. A Place of Sharing.

In Tumaco, Colombia, a decade ago, the Afro Youth Centre…

01 Apr 2022, Churches April 2022

Mexico. Towards a New Phase of Militarization.

Three years after the establishment of the Guardia Nacional, created…

01 Apr 2022, News April 2022

Mexico. The Monarch Butterfly.

When we talk about the monarch butterfly, we touch on…

01 Apr 2022, Culture April 2022

Peru. The Maloca, a Large Communal House.

Maloca means communal house, it represents the unity of the…

01 Mar 2022, Culture March 2022

Guatemala. Devotion to Saint Simón.

He never existed, yet his faithful are many. Saint Simón…

01 Mar 2022, Culture March 2022

Latin America 2022. The Coming Back of the Left.

After the victory of the left in Honduras and Chile,…

01 Feb 2022, News February 2022

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

To be a people and to make theology with the…

01 Jan 2022, Churches January 2022

Bolivia. Chakana, the Andean cosmic bridge.

Andean Chakana is the symbol of the principle of relations…

01 Jan 2022, Culture January 2022

Andean Spirituality. The Song of the Rivers.

Water is sacred in Andean culture. It is both life…

01 Jan 2022, Churches January 2022

Bolivia. Under the spell of the rich mountain.

They toil in dark and poorly secured tunnels - always…

01 Dec 2021, Churches December 2021

Mexico. Tortillas, God’s food.

Mexican people and other cultures have been a corn-based diet…

01 Dec 2021, Culture December 2021

Mexico. A Price on his Head.

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

01 Dec 2021, Churches December 2021

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

After leading for twenty-six years the Apostolic Vicariate of Esmeraldas,…

01 Nov 2021, Churches November 2021

Brazil. Protection against Coronavirus in the Rainforest.

The Coronavirus pandemic has hit Brazil's indigenous people even harder…

01 Nov 2021, Churches November 2021

Colombia. The Ticuna ritual called 'Pelazón'.

The Ticuna indigenous ethnic group is one of the most…

01 Nov 2021, Culture November 2021

Jamaica. The roots of reggae.

The mention of Jamaica immediately reminds us of reggae music…

01 Oct 2021, Culture October 2021

Mexico. Welcome to Tijuana.

The religious institutes have created a support network for the…

01 Oct 2021, Churches October 2021

Trinidad and Tobago. Between Prosperity and Islamic Extremism.

Located between the Caribbean Sea and the Atlantic Ocean, Trinidad…

01 Oct 2021, Dossier October 2021

Bolivia. The textiles of the Andes.

The textiles of the Andean Valley stand out not only…

01 Oct 2021, Culture October 2021

A flourishing economy.

The discoveries of large deposits of oil and gas between…

01 Oct 2021, Dossier October 2021

Islamist danger.

As well as the high crime rate and the phenomenon…

01 Oct 2021, Dossier October 2021

A multi-ethnic country.

Due to its varied history, Trinidad and Tobago represents one…

01 Oct 2021, Dossier October 2021

Colombia. Distant peace.

Despite the peace accord signed in Havana, Colombia is still…

01 Sep 2021, News September 2021

Honduras. The Pech people. “We belong to the earth and…

The indigenous Pech people (one of the original peoples of…

01 Sep 2021, Culture September 2021

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

Every two hours a woman disappears due to gender violence…

01 Sep 2021, Churches September 2021

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

It may be a small and insignificant place but Tumaco,…

01 Sep 2021, Churches September 2021

Bolivia. Apthapi, a time for sharing.

Among the indigenous peoples of the Andes, every detail of…

01 Sep 2021, Culture September 2021

Brazil. Rio de Janeiro clutching at straws.

The pandemic is raging with fury in Rio de Janeiro,…

01 Sep 2021, News September 2021

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Advocacy

Making a Common Cause with the Poor and with the…

About thirty members of the Comboni Family (Lay, Secular, Religious, men and women, from Africa, America and Europe), met  from July 27 to August 3,…

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Baobab

Why all the cows belong to the Maasai.

In the beginning, the Maasai did not have any cattle. One day God called Maasinta, who was the first Maasai and said to him: “I want…

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Youth & Mission

Young People make their roots flower again.

The new Latin American generations are following the invitation of Pope Francis to "be proud of the history of their peoples". Two examples of sustainable development…

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