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24th January 2020

South Sudan: Sant’Egidio Diligent Peace Broker

Leaders of South Sudan Opposition Movements Alliance (SSOMA), a coalition of holdout opposition groups, held a three-day meeting with the Sant’Egidio community in Rome, Italy. Founded in 1968, the Community of Sant’Egidio is a lay Catholic association dedicated to social service provision. During the meeting, conducted from November 18-29, SSOMA appealed to the community to urgently engage with regional and international partners to ensure that … Read more

Pope Francis in Nagasaki: ‘Possession of Nuclear Weapons is Immoral’

“This place makes us deeply aware of the pain and horror that we human beings are capable of inflicting upon one another,” Pope Francis said. The pontiff is also scheduled to visit Hiroshima, the first of the two Japanese cities bombed with nuclear weapons during the Second World War.”The use of atomic energy for purposes of war is immoral, just as the possession of atomic … Read more

Cameroon: Newsletter of the Mill Hill Missionaries

We recall with gratitude the legacy of missionaries who for over the past 150 years left their home countries to bring the Good News to our region here in Cameroon. Even today, the local church benefits from young missionary priests who come from other countries to minister in Cameroon and elsewhere in Africa. But whereas in the past such missionaries would have come mostly from … Read more