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Comboni Missionaries

Comboni Missionaries. A 150 year walk.

They are celebrating the 150th year of their foundation. The event is a good opportunity to acknowledge a history that contains extraordinary pages of a missionary path. A former Superior General, Father  Enrique Sánchez  Gonzáles gives some input on the meaning of this celebration. The dedication and passion for Africa and its people, the enthusiasm,…

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New Missionary Institute for a New Mission.

This year, Comboni Missionaries will celebrate the 150th year of their foundation. The  celebration is about far more than an anniversary. It is also the occasion to revisit the new vision of Comboni and to detect its relevance at the beginning of the third millennium, an era of rocketing complexity and changes. It is to…

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Advocacy

Money as a mission.

St. Basil the Great, in the 4th century would call money ‘the devil’s dung,’  an epithet reused by Pope Francis last year. Oscar Wilde said…

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Baobab

The Hare, the Hippo and the Fire.

The hare and the hippo were great friends. They walked together in the veld and visited each other in their homes. The hippo was very proud…

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Youth & Mission

The Virus of Racism.

The world is seeing once again the upsurge of a vicious “virus” that has spread to every corner of the world. This time, the “virus” is…

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