China: 21st Century Challenges to the Catholic Church
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China: 21st Century Challenges to the Catholic Church

Contemporary China faces many social and ethical problems. Young Catholics, the hope of the future Church, are trying to understand how to integrate faith into their lives and relate it to other social needs. They want to develop an effective adult ministry and that asks for greater collaboration and co-operation between clergy and adult leadership….

Juba, South Sudan: ‘Reconciliation is the only Remedy to this Broken Nation’ – Archbishop Stephen Ameyu
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Juba, South Sudan: ‘Reconciliation is the only Remedy to this Broken Nation’ – Archbishop Stephen Ameyu

“South Sudan is a broken nation. The families of this nation are broken. The ethnic communities of this nation are broken. Individual citizens are broken. This nation needs special God’s intervention. Reconciliation is the only remedy to this broken nation,” Archbishop Stephen Ameyu of Juba Archdiocese wrote in his Easter message addressed “to all faithful…

Karamoja, Uganda: A Student’s Experience
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Karamoja, Uganda: A Student’s Experience

During Missionary Experience Program in Uganda- Kotido Diocese , I was always amazed at the active participation of the Christian  during celebrations either in church or in the community. In every celebration in Loyoro parish, both in church and in the village, I was always struck by the interior, external, and material elements that characterized…

Corona Pandemic: Where is God in all this?
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Corona Pandemic: Where is God in all this?

Christ, the Consoler. I would like to begin unpacking this idea with a thought experiment. Imagine someone comes to you and says something like the following: I’m really struggling at the moment. I am so busy after a recent promotion at work meaning much longer hours, with three kids at home, not to mention the…

Pakistan: Digital Church Opportunities and Challenges
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Pakistan: Digital Church Opportunities and Challenges

We were among 160 viewers watching the Easter Eve service streamed live on the Facebook page of Catholic TV, which is owned by Lahore Archdiocese. Archbishop Sebastian Shaw and a dozen worshipers, most of them nuns, lit the Easter candle in a hauntingly empty compound of Sacred Heart Cathedral. “It’s a different kind of happiness….

Covid-19 Kenya: A Disturbing Report from Shauri Moyo, Nairobi
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Covid-19 Kenya: A Disturbing Report from Shauri Moyo, Nairobi

ON 11th march 2020 Kenya reported its first coronavirus case. Two days after, we had the first official address from the head of state. He reported two more cases and followed it with a number of measures. He directed that all schools close and gatherings of any nature be suspended. Kenya was to observe the…

Ireland: New Director for World Missions Ireland
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Ireland: New Director for World Missions Ireland

We are thrilled to introduce you to Fr Michael O’Sullivan M.Afr., the new Director of World Missions Ireland! Fr Michael, a fluent French and Arabic speaker, was selected for the role after returning to Ireland following more than twenty-five years of missionary service in the Middle East. Michael is a member of the White Fathers of Africa and originally…

All You Need to Know about Fake News
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All You Need to Know about Fake News

In the last three years, there’s been a rampant increase in reports of the use of digital marketing tools like social media to spread false information, commonly referred to as “fake news.” From the supposed deaths of many celebrities (like the Cher story below)  to election tampering, it seems that this trend is – unfortunately…