Celebrating the Passion of the Lord
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Celebrating the Passion of the Lord

The busiest afternoon of the year for Catholic churches is that of Good Friday. People throng to participate in a liturgy entitled,  ‘Celebration of the Passion of the Lord’. The mood for this celebration is set by three readings from Scripture, which invite us to meet the Lord Jesus under three aspects: as Servant, as…

Francesco: A Pope Francis Documentary
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Francesco: A Pope Francis Documentary

“Francesco”, the documentary film directed by Evgeny Afineevsky dedicated to Pope Francis, is to be streamed globally from Sunday, 28 March. Speaking about his experience with the film, Afineevsky says: “What I admire most about the Pope is the way he brings people together”

Cameroon: Fulani Herdsmen Actively Join in Conflict
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Cameroon: Fulani Herdsmen Actively Join in Conflict

In an update shared with ACI Africa Tuesday, March 23, the leadership of Denis Hurley Peace Institute (DHPI), an initiative of the Southern African Catholic Bishops Conference (SACBC), notes that for over a month now, the people of Nwa Subdivision in Donga Mantung Division of Cameroon’s Northwest region have been “consistently tormented by Fulani gunmen, who burn…

Kitale, Kenya: A Lay Missionary’s Community Gospel Discipleship (2)
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Kitale, Kenya: A Lay Missionary’s Community Gospel Discipleship (2)

The ‘Kitale Community Advancement Programme’ (KAP) under the direction of Associate Mill Hill missionary Jacinta van Luijk was originally started and run by the Medical Missionaries of Mary (MMM) under the the name ‘Kitale Aids Programme’ (KAP). KAP’s main objective is “To facilitate, promote and create innovative and sustainable educational and counselling approaches to mitigate…

Foot-Washing on Maundy Thursday: Looking up at Wounded Humanity
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Foot-Washing on Maundy Thursday: Looking up at Wounded Humanity

Yes, doubtless true, but it would do us good to undertake, if only for a moment, the thought-experiment of imagining the Church having made foot-washing, rather than the breaking of bread, our habitual sacrament of communion, our anamnetic mode. Mass would certainly take longer and be messier, with bowls of water risking spillage on our…

Seeing God in all Things: An African Perspective
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Seeing God in all Things: An African Perspective

This video is the first in a series of Fr. Anesu Manyere SJ Ignatius spirituality. In this first one, he focuses on the theme of seeing God in All things.

DR Congo: A People’s Way of the Cross
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DR Congo: A People’s Way of the Cross

here has been an alarming increase in rebel attacks in the northeast of the Democratic Republic of the Congo. (DR Congo). The latest attacks took place in the surrounding areas of Beni town, where local aid workers supported by UK charity CAFOD, are responding to the needs of an estimated 40,000 people who have arrived…

Annunciation
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Annunciation

Recap of Pope Francis’ Apostolic Journey to Iraq
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Recap of Pope Francis’ Apostolic Journey to Iraq

Kitale, Kenya: A Lay Missionary’s Community Gospel Discipleship
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Kitale, Kenya: A Lay Missionary’s Community Gospel Discipleship

The ‘Kitale Community Advancement Programme’ (KAP) under the direction of Associate Mill Hill missionary Jacinta van Luijk was originally started and run by the Medical Missionaries of Mary (MMM) under the the name ‘Kitale Aids Programme’ (KAP). KAP’s main objective is “To facilitate, promote and create innovative and sustainable educational and counselling approaches to mitigate…

Francis Makuba MHM Reports on Death of Tanzanian President John Magufuli
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Francis Makuba MHM Reports on Death of Tanzanian President John Magufuli

THE ‘BULLDOZER’ PRESIDENT PASSES ON. On Thursday 18th   March 2021, a day before the solemnity of St. Joseph, the Tanzanians woke up to the news that President John Pombe Joseph Magufuli had passed on the evening before. The announcement had been done in the late hours of the night by the then Vice President Samia…

Cameroon: International Community ‘too silent’ – Franciscans International
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Cameroon: International Community ‘too silent’ – Franciscans International

After five years, the international community has been “too silent” about Cameroon’s Anglophone crisis, according to a leading Catholic charity. Cameroon’s two English-speaking regions have been ravaged by violence since the violent suppression of a series of demonstrations against the imposition of French – the majority language in Cameroon – the Anglophone regions’ common law…