Pope Video June 2021:The Beauty of Marriage
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Pope Video June 2021:The Beauty of Marriage

“Is it true, what some people say-that young people don’t want to get married, especially during these difficult times? Getting married and sharing one’s life is something beautiful. It’s a demanding journey, at times difficult, and at times complicated, but it’s worth making the effort. And on this life-long journey, the husband and wife aren’t…

DR Congo: Investigation into security in East – an Eyewitness Account
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DR Congo: Investigation into security in East – an Eyewitness Account

While trying to understand the objectives of the ADFs, the hypothesis of Islamization is not often heard on the streets or in political debates and in the media. The hypotheses that is heard the most are those of the territorial occupation by the Rwandans, the Balkanization of the country, the illegal exploitation of natural resources,…

Malaysia Imposes Total Lockdown
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Malaysia Imposes Total Lockdown

“This decision was made after taking into account the current situation of Covid-19 transmission in Malaysia with daily case numbers exceeding 8,000 and active cases exceeding 70,000,” it said. According to Our World in Data, Malaysia’s daily Covid-19 infections per million people, on a seven-day rolling basis, exceeded India last week amid a surge in…

India: Millions Pushed into Poverty Due to Covid
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India: Millions Pushed into Poverty Due to Covid

The closure of many businesses during coronavirus lockdowns means that millions of Indians have fallen below the poverty line by living on less than US$5 a day. Al Jazeera’s Elizabeth Puranam reports from New Delhi in this YouTube video.

Sr Isabel Kelly FMSJ Obituary
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Sr Isabel Kelly FMSJ Obituary

Your prayers requested for the repose of the soul of Sister Isabel Kelly who died at Franciscan Convent, Blackburn on 28th May 2021 Isabel Kelly was born on 31st January 1934, the eldest of four daughters  of Winifred and William Kelly in Milngarvie, Dumbarton, Scotland.  She is predeceased by her sisters Molly and Helen and…

Feast of the Visitation
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Feast of the Visitation

This painting depicts the scene from Luke 1: 39-56 in which Mary visits her older cousin Elizabeth painted in around 1517. Geoff Wheaton SJ leads us to reflect on this painting.

Brunei: Cardinal Cornelius Sim R.I.P.
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Brunei: Cardinal Cornelius Sim R.I.P.

It is a sad day for Christians in Brunei, Malaysia and Singapore following the death of His Eminence, Cornelius Cardinal Sim, Cardinal of the Apostolic Vicariate of Brunei today, Saturday, May 29th 2021, of cardiac arrest. The Cardinal has been undergoing treatment since he was diagnosed with Melanoma (apparently one of the most serious of…

Trinity Sunday
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Trinity Sunday

Why is it so important for us to find some way of talking that does not reduce three persons to three aspects of a single entity and yet does not leave us with the confusion of three separate Gods either? One set of reasons is abstract, but important for those to whom ideas matter in…

Fr. Alleluya Part II:  Mission in Kisii
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Fr. Alleluya Part II: Mission in Kisii

Buea, Cameroon: Bishop Bibi Castigates Government Over Corona Funds Corruption
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Buea, Cameroon: Bishop Bibi Castigates Government Over Corona Funds Corruption

“I really felt bad that within a period like this when most people, most governments are trying to look for ways and means of combating COVID 19 disease – a virus that is killing and taking away the lives of many people – that people will still have the audacity to embezzle funds of this…

Fr Alleluya Part I:  The Humble Beginnings
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Fr Alleluya Part I: The Humble Beginnings

Sr Isabel Kelly FMSJ Has Died.  R.I.P.
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Sr Isabel Kelly FMSJ Has Died. R.I.P.

Please pray for the repose of the soul of Sister Isabel Kelly , FMSJ who died today, 28 May 2021. Obituary will follow. DYING?  WHAT IS DYING? WE SHALL NEVER KNOWUNTIL IT IS  OUR TIME TO GO. IT’S LETTING GOOF EVERY SINGLE THING WE KNOW. IT’S LEAVING THOSE ON EARTH WE LOVETO MEET UP AGAIN…