South Sudan: The Amazing Story of Holy Trinity Peace Village in Kuron
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South Sudan: The Amazing Story of Holy Trinity Peace Village in Kuron

The Peace Village also started people talking. Peace committees wereorganized in every settlement over a large area in the southeast ofthe nascent country. Regular meetings provide an early warning system,identifying tensions before they lead to violence. “The committees work hard,” said Albano Louis, a Toposa chief inKorokochom. “People share their grievances, and we work hard…

Synodal Process: An African Perspective
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Synodal Process: An African Perspective

Pope Francis is inviting the Church to rediscover its synodal nature of journeying together. During the diocesan synodal phase, Bishops initiate the consultation process of listening to the People of God so as to promote deeper communion and fuller participation in fulfilling the Church’s mission. To enrich our “journeying together” as the pilgrim and missionary…

Synodal Process: Malaysian Church Leadership Sees Hurdles
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Synodal Process: Malaysian Church Leadership Sees Hurdles

Catholic bishops in Malaysia, Singapore, and Brunei have admitted that they too faced challenges in their work as they continue in efforts to dialogue with people in the Church’s synodal process. “We have been asking the people and the priests of their ideas and struggles,” said Bishop Sebastian Francis of Penang, president of the Catholic…

Kamuli, Uganda: An Impressive Legacy
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Kamuli, Uganda: An Impressive Legacy

More than 400 beneficiaries of Father Wijnand Huys’ generosity met recently at St Joseph Mary Rubaga Catholic Parish in Kamuli, to celebrate his philanthropy and charity. Maureen Nakatudde tells of the celebration. Fr Wijnand was a Dutch priest in Kamuli district, who helped and supported many orphans and vulnerable children in the community in the…

Week of Prayer for Christian Unity – Tangaza University College Joins in
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Week of Prayer for Christian Unity – Tangaza University College Joins in

As part of its activities to mark the Week of Prayer for Christian Unity (WPCU), the leadership of Kenya-based Tangaza University College (TUC) has planned for an ecumenical prayer service during which the unity of believers is to be emphasized, a Catholic Priest involved in the initiative has told ACI Africa.  Scheduled for Tuesday, January 25, the event that…

First Mill Hill Missionary Lay Associate Celebrates Golden Jubilee
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First Mill Hill Missionary Lay Associate Celebrates Golden Jubilee

Today, January 19th, we celebrated the 50 years of associate membership of the Mill Hill Missionaries of Nicholas (Ko) Klaver, currently our rector at St Jozefhuis in Oosterbeek, the Netherlands. On the eve of this memorable occasion, I sat down with the golden jubilarian to look back over his half century of missionary experience lived,…

Witu-Kipini, Kenya: Visit General Superior
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Witu-Kipini, Kenya: Visit General Superior

The Rt Rev Fr Michael Corcoran, the Mill Hill Missionaries’ General superior, is visiting Witu-Kipini parish. On his arrival on the 18th of January 2022, he immediately visited Kakathe Mission station.  Kakathe is the last mission in Witu  bordering Boni Forest and Pandanguo. Boni forest has been known for terror group Al Shaabab related activities….

Sabah, Malaysia: Korean Missionaries Outreach
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Sabah, Malaysia: Korean Missionaries Outreach

Korean missionary Father Leo Choi Sangki started the shelter out of “love for the children of Sabah” in 2016. The priests belong to a Korean missionary institute called Societas Clericalis Sanctissimae Trinitastis de Mirinae (Clerical Society of the Most Holy Trinity of Mirinae), founded in 1976 by Father Francis Xavier Tjeong. The society is based in…

Week of Prayer for Christian Unity – A Stimulating Biblical Reflection
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Week of Prayer for Christian Unity – A Stimulating Biblical Reflection

The first point to observe when speaking of Christian Unity is that God is always working for unity; it follows, therefore, that if we are working against unity we are opposing God’s purposes, no matter how admirable our aims may seem to be. Secondly, however, diversity is difficult; there has never been a time when…