5th April 2020

Cambodia: In Recent Years the Church has Experienced a Slow, but Concrete Rebirth

“With a spirit of service, we must communicate the message of salvation of the Gospel and accompany the population towards a path of fullness of life”. This is what Father Mario Ghezzi, missionary of the Pontifical Institute for Foreign Missions (PIME) said in an interview with Agenzia Fides, who for seventeen years worked in Cambodia, talking about the challenges of the local Church in the … Read more

The Netherlands: Portuguese Speaking Community in Christmas Play

Nossa encenação do nascimento de Jesus. A vulnerabilidade do nené fica bem claro. A Christmas play at the end of mass. Jac.Hetsen mhm Francis of Assisi would have delighted in this!! Pope Francis writes: But let us go back to the origins of the Christmas crèche so familiar to us. We need to imagine ourselves in the little Italian town of Greccio, near Rieti. Saint … Read more

Sudan: Christmas Celebrated Publicly for First Time in Ten Years

“This time is special, not like previous years,” Simon Kunda, a 16-year-old student from the Nuba Mountains, told Middle East Eye.  “It’s peaceful, enjoyable and very special that Sudanese youth from different religions are celebrating together.” Public Christmas celebrations had been cancelled by former President Omar al-Bashir since the secession of Christian-majority South Sudan in 2011.  He was ousted in April after months of protests by a popular movement … Read more

Christmas Greetings from Cambodia

Christmas Greetings from Siem Reap, Cambodia!!! We had a meaningful and memorable first Christmas celebration in Cambodia 2019. We hope you also had a meaningful one wherever you are. As beginners, we are progressing in our language (speaking , reading and writing) in fact we just finished the syllabus for beginners and hopefully next year by February or March we will be sent to Phnom … Read more

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