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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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Philippines/1 – A radical optimist

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Tony Meloto, 61, is perhaps the most inspiring living Filipino. He made a life-changing faith experience in a Metro Manila slum. He founded Gawad Kalinga as an expression of his faith and love for the poor. He says: ìI am a radical optimist because I believe in Jesus Christ.î How has Gawad Kalinga (Give Care)…

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Philippines/2 – The poor as family

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See the first part of this interview here. Did Couples for Christ accept such an approach? Many members of the Couples for Christ (CFC) didnít understand or they didnít believe in what I was doing. But since I was a member of the council and I was in charge of the familiesí ministries, particularly Youth…

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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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