Pax Christi: Online Prayer Service for DR Congo and South Sudan
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Pax Christi: Online Prayer Service for DR Congo and South Sudan

On Monday 25 July, 16h00 Rome (10 AM East Coast) join Pax Christi International and the Justice, Peace, and Integrity of Creation Commission of the Union of International Superiors General-Union of Superiors General (UISG-USG) for a special online prayer service for the people and environment of the Democratic Republic of the Congo (DRC) and South…

Statue of St Joseph Reinstated on Landmark Tower Mill Hill
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Statue of St Joseph Reinstated on Landmark Tower Mill Hill

 I am pleased to report to the Mill Hill Missionary world that the statue of the patron has been repaired and is back looking out once more from the top of the tower to all the places where the Mill Hill Missionaries are working or resting. The people of Mill Hill are also expressing delight…

India’s First Adivasi/Tribal Woman President – Breakthrough?
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India’s First Adivasi/Tribal Woman President – Breakthrough?

Prime Minister Narendra Modi tweeted on Thursday to congratulate Draupadi Murmu, India’s first indigenous woman to be elected president, saying her “record victory augurs well for our democracy.” But not many, especially tribal rights activists, appear to be convinced. It is not as if they don’t feel good about her elevation. But they haven’t heard…

Flores, Indonesia: Crucial Role of Women in Passing on Faith
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Flores, Indonesia: Crucial Role of Women in Passing on Faith

As Maria Yuliana Farida carried the freshly harvested cocoa fruit in a basket into the backyard of her home, she murmured: “If one of these is damaged, we will have less to eat next week.” The cocoa fruit harvested in the June-July season in Indonesia’s Catholic-majority Flores Island is part of her family’s weekly income….

Highlighting the Commitment of Women Religious
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Highlighting the Commitment of Women Religious

With the push for new leadership roles for women in the Catholic Church continuing to gain steam, the largest global umbrella group of women religious is highlighting what their members are already doing across a variety of fields. On Wednesday, July 13, the International Union of Superiors General (UISG) launched the second installment of a…

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Pope Francis : Zero-Tolerance on Abuse

The fight against abuse in the Church began slowly, but today it is an irreversible path.  Pope Francis stressed this in an interview with Reuters: “(After Boston) the Church started zero tolerance slowly and moved forward. And I think the direction taken on this is irreversible.” Source: Vatican News Continue reading

Pope Francis: Inspiring Apostolic Letter on Liturgy
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Pope Francis: Inspiring Apostolic Letter on Liturgy

Pope Francis’ apostolic letter about the sacred liturgy Desiderio Desideravi, which he issued last week, is a remarkable document. As he states in the opening paragraph, this is not an exhaustive treatment of such a rich topic, but his insights are profound and speak, or should speak, to us all. Coupled with the interview the pope gave to Philip…

Pope Francis – Homily on Solemnity of Sts Peter and Paul, Apostles
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Pope Francis – Homily on Solemnity of Sts Peter and Paul, Apostles

Homily of His Holiness Pope Francis Holy Mass and Blessing of the Sacred Pallium for the New Metropolitan Archbishops on the Solemnity of Saints Peter and Paul, Apostles Wednesday, 29 June 2022 The testimony given by the two great Apostles Peter and Paul today comes to life once more in the Church’s liturgy. Peter, imprisoned…

Keningau, Malaysia – Church Vandal Forgiven
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Keningau, Malaysia – Church Vandal Forgiven

A diocese in Malaysia has forgiven a churchgoer, said to be mentally ill, for vandalizing its main church. The 34-year-old man vandalized a cross, a statue of the Virgin Mary and parts of the Sacred Heart of Jesus at St. Francis Xavier Cathedral in Keningau diocese, in Sabah state on July 7. In the photos published by the diocese, partially…