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Life is full of choices

We need to ask ourselves if the choices and decisions , we make every day are truly good, positive, ethical, and virtuous choices. If you were asked what makes you human, different from the rest of God’s creatures, what would you say? Can you answer right away or are you now trying to list what…

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The youth can change the world

Last year, in July, addressing a crowd of over 3 million young people gathered on Copacabana beachfront for the concluding Mass of the World Youth Day in Rio de Janeiro (Brazil), Pope Francis  said: “What do I expect as a consequence of the Youth Day? I expect a mess. There will be one. There will…

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Young and promising

Many African women hope to succeed in their political career: the US magazine Forbes has taken as an example Angellah Kariuki, the 37-year old deputy minister of Justice and Constitutional Affairs of Tanzania. Her fast career is the reason why she was listed by the magazine among the 2013 ’20 young power women’ of the…

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World Youth Day – Madrid Africana

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Roselyn, a Kenyan social worker in her twenties, greeted Benedict XVI in Swahili and – in front of a mammoth crowd of one and a half million youth – asked him about the meaning of life in the midst of poverty and pain. She was one of five young people from different parts of the…

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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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