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Sometimes I’m upSometimes I’m down……. Glory Halleluia! He is risen! Wishing all visitors to this website a Gloriously Luminous Easter Day and Season. Fons Eppink mhm

Easter Poem: Not Just Another Lazarus
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Easter Poem: Not Just Another Lazarus

NOT JUST ANOTHER LAZARUS Leading up to  Passover,Lazarus was brought back to life,To a mortal life,To be wondered at or plotted against,But, sooner or later, to die again. But then, Flowing on, at Easter,Jesus was brought back to Life,To immortal Life,To be wondered at……..But different: The same One in another way. Chosen witnesses were visited And helped…

Kampala, Uganda: Archbishop Cyprian Lwanga Dies Suddenly
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Kampala, Uganda: Archbishop Cyprian Lwanga Dies Suddenly

“With deep sorrow, I hereby inform you that our beloved Shepherd, the Archibishop of Kampala Archdiocese, His Grace Dr Cyprian Kizito Lwanga has been called to the House of the Lord. The Archbishop was found dead in his room this morning. We pray that the Almighty and Merciful God may grant him eternal rest,” said…

Cameroon: Cardinal Christian Wiyghan Tumi Dies at 90
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Cameroon: Cardinal Christian Wiyghan Tumi Dies at 90

Cardinal Tumi was born on October 15, 1930 in Kikaikelaki in village in Kumbo in the North West Region of Cameroon. He was the first and only Cameroonian cardinal. He had been Bishop of Yagoua in the Far North Region, Archbishop of Garoua in the North Region where he was named Cardinal and subsequently Archbishop…

Living the Vast Silence of Holy Saturday
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Living the Vast Silence of Holy Saturday

We don’t know what to do with it. Somehow it gets lost between the solemn exhaustion of Good Friday and the excitement of the Easter Vigil. Yet it is not an interlude between acts while the scenery changes behind the curtain. Neither is it a time when God continues to work in some other realm…

Kenya: Deafening Silence Church Leaders
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Kenya: Deafening Silence Church Leaders

Last Friday, the president of Kenya declared partial lockdown for unknown period of time. This is after what was termed as the third wave of Covid was experienced raising the positivity rate of the country to almost 25%. Nairobi, the capital and the surrounding counties of Kiambu, Machakos, Kajiado and Nakuru were all put under…

Anglophone Cameroon’s Long Good Friday Experience
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Anglophone Cameroon’s Long Good Friday Experience

We bring to you warm greetings from Kumbo. Hope you are all doing well and staying safe from the deadly COVID 19. For us here, we are battling with the increasing rates of COVID infections and the socio-political crisis which has continued to plague the region creating a serious humanitarian crisis. For over 4 years…

Passion of Jesus – Wintershall
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Passion of Jesus – Wintershall

The famous Wintershall Passion of Jesus – with its cast of hundreds of actors and animals – has been watched by thousands of people in Trafalgar Square on Good Friday for ten years. More than 300,000 people have also watched a live stream around the world. Because of the pandemic, it won’t be possible again…

Malindi, Kenya: Newly Appointed Bishop Willybard Lagho Getting Smell of the Sheep
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Malindi, Kenya: Newly Appointed Bishop Willybard Lagho Getting Smell of the Sheep

For over three years, the Catholic Diocese of Malindi waited on Pope Francis to give them a new shepherd to head the diocese. Following Bishop Emmanuel Barbara, OFM Cap’s demise, in 2018, Right Reverend Fr. Albert Buijs MHM has been the Diocesan administrator for Malindi Diocese. It is marvelous to see the work he did…

Pasolini’s The Gospel According to St. Matthew
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Pasolini’s The Gospel According to St. Matthew

Some of the most intriguing artistic tributes to faith and religion come from nonbelievers. A Man For All Seasons, the great drama of the life and martyrdom of St. Thomas More, was written for the stage and screen by the non-Christian Robert Bolt. The story of The Song of Bernadette, the Marian visionary of Lourdes, was first…

Holy Week: Yearly Spike in Anti-Christian Violence
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Holy Week: Yearly Spike in Anti-Christian Violence

Although Christians are simply one among a staggering set of vulnerable minority groups around the world exposed to hatred and persecution, there remains a sort of wall of silence around their suffering. In part, that’s because the people who set the tone in global politics and the media generally live in the affluent West, where…

Hosanna to the Son of David
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Hosanna to the Son of David

Luke 19: 29-40 HCSB As Jesus approached Bethphage and Bethany, at the place called the Mount of Olives, He sent two of the disciples and said, “Go into the village ahead of you.As you enter it, you will find a young donkey tied there, on which no one has ever sat.Untie it and bring it here. If anyone asks you,…