Uganda: Schools Reopen after Two Years Lockdown
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Uganda: Schools Reopen after Two Years Lockdown

According to Fr. Okello who has been serving at the Conferences’ Education office for the past four years, the first one month after reopening of schools which was Monday, January 10, “Students will concentrate on the summarized version of what they could have learnt in their previous classes and then get into the new syllabus…

Cameroon: Fr Ludovic Lado SJ Calls for Africa Cup of Nations Boycott
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Cameroon: Fr Ludovic Lado SJ Calls for Africa Cup of Nations Boycott

“I simply invite Cameroonians who care about human dignity to boycott stadium in solidarity with our brothers and sisters in the bushes in the North West and South West regions and with those jailed in violation of human rights and public liberties,” the Jesuit Priest who serves at the Centre for Studies and Training for…

Basankusu, DR Congo: Celebrating the Centenary of the Parish of Simba
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Basankusu, DR Congo: Celebrating the Centenary of the Parish of Simba

Celebrating the Centenary of the evangelization of the Parish of Saint Joseph SIMBA in the Diocese of Basankusu The sun rose in the east of the Diocese and its light spread over all the Bongando people; This is how I can summarize the story of the proclamation of the Good News in the parish of…

Cameroon: Bishops See Soccer Tournament as Opportunity to Build Peace
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Cameroon: Bishops See Soccer Tournament as Opportunity to Build Peace

Bishop Michael Bibi of Buea, located in the English-speaking South West region, said he was “excited” about Cameroon hosting AFCON, and called on Cameroonians to treat visitors with courtesy. “We are also praying that during this period, we should avoid any incidents that may not be proper, that may not reflect who we are and…

The Roots of Spiritual Abuse: ‘A sobering, terrifying, helpful account’
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The Roots of Spiritual Abuse: ‘A sobering, terrifying, helpful account’

Certain aberrations are systemic. There is the paradigm of the charismatic superior who usurps the place of the rule, spurns canon law, and assumes control over others by way of affective alliances playing on dynamics of seduction and exclusion, instrumentalising guilt: ‘After all I have done for you, you turn away from me?!’ There is…

Auctioning Human Beings in Libya: The Ugly Face of the World’s Many Racisms
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Auctioning Human Beings in Libya: The Ugly Face of the World’s Many Racisms

Racism is being called out across the world – and not just in the usual places. The word “racism” has been taken up by Yazidis in Syria, Uyghurs in China, and Papuans in Indonesia and used to describe their experience of discrimination. Expressed very simply, racism is prejudice and discrimination by a more powerful in-group against a minority group…

Cameroon: Call for ‘Olympic Peace’ during Africa Cup of Nations
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Cameroon: Call for ‘Olympic Peace’ during Africa Cup of Nations

Following the Africa Cup, the African football championship from January 9 to February 6, 2022 in Cameroon, various development organizations – including Misereor and Brot für die Welt – are calling for an end to violence in the African country. Together with organizations from Cameroon’s civil society, they draw attention to serious violations of human…

Pope Francis: Dreaming of a Completely Missionary Church
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Pope Francis: Dreaming of a Completely Missionary Church

Pope Francis said that he continued to “dream of a completely missionary Church” in a message published on Thursday. Writing in his World Mission Day message, released on Jan. 6, the Solemnity of the Epiphany, the pope called for renewed efforts to spread the Gospel. “Dear brothers and sisters, I continue to dream of a completely…

East Africa Assembly: Mill Hill Missionaries Celebrate Diamond Jubilee of Fr Folkert Kruis MHM
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East Africa Assembly: Mill Hill Missionaries Celebrate Diamond Jubilee of Fr Folkert Kruis MHM

This evening on the second day of Our East Africa Assembly, we shared a beautiful moment with our brother Fr Folkert Kruis MHM who is celebrating his 60th year of priestly ordination. In the vide highlights of the celebration. (Alexander Kimbi mhm)

Malakal, South Sudan: Concrete Gestures towards Reconciliation
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Malakal, South Sudan: Concrete Gestures towards Reconciliation

Sister Elena Balatti, of the Comboni Missionaries, is Coordinator of the Office for Integral Human Development (Caritas) in the diocese of Malakal. Her commitment is humanitarian and in defence of human rights. She works in the field of justice and peace, networking with many other people in South Sudan and in close contact with a…