April Pope Video:  For Fundamental Human  Rights
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April Pope Video: For Fundamental Human Rights

“Defending fundamental human rights demands courage and determination. I’m referring to actively combatting poverty, inequality, the lack of work, land and housing, and the denial of social and labor rights. Often, in practice, fundamental human rights are not equal for all. There are first-, second-, and third-class people, and those who are disposable. No. They…

Cameroon Conflict: A Priest’s Testimony
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Cameroon Conflict: A Priest’s Testimony

Fr. Ngenge Godlove Bong-aba who grew up in the Archdiocese of Bamenda in Cameroon’s Northwest region recalls several instances he has been harassed by the country’s security forces on allegations that he was connected to militants in the Central African nation. In an interview with ACI Africa Wednesday, March 31, the former Parish Priest of…

Cameroon: Cardinal Tumi an Icon of Dialogue and Promotion of Peace
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Cameroon: Cardinal Tumi an Icon of Dialogue and Promotion of Peace

Although Cardinal Tumi retired ten years ago, he never stopped promoting dialogue and human rights in his homeland. Last November, he was abducted by a group alleged to be “restorationists” demanding a sovereign Ambazonia, a pre-independence entity consisting of the former British Southern Cameroons. His captors disapproved of Tumi’s call for Ambazonian militia to lay…

In the Breaking of the Bread
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In the Breaking of the Bread

The Appearances of the Risen Lord
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The Appearances of the Risen Lord

The Resurrection of Christ is central to our faith as Christians. Paul proclaims: “If Christ has not been raised, then our preaching is in vain, and your faith is in vain” (1 Corinthians 15:14). From Easter Sunday to Low Sunday, the readings at Mass present the accounts of the appearances of the risen Lord. This…

Our Common Home: Fossil Fuel Industry’s Secret Weapon
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Our Common Home: Fossil Fuel Industry’s Secret Weapon

Our new report exposes how the little-known Energy Charter Treaty gives corporations the power to halt the energy transition. And how it is being expanded, threatening to bind yet more countries to corporate-friendly energy policies. So here we have a video wrap-up for you! You can also find our brand new report on the Energy…

Easter Song: Go tell the World
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Easter Song: Go tell the World

Easter
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Easter

Sometimes I’m upSometimes I’m down……. Glory Halleluia! He is risen! Wishing all visitors to this website a Gloriously Luminous Easter Day and Season. Fons Eppink mhm

Easter Poem: Not Just Another Lazarus
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Easter Poem: Not Just Another Lazarus

NOT JUST ANOTHER LAZARUS Leading up to  Passover,Lazarus was brought back to life,To a mortal life,To be wondered at or plotted against,But, sooner or later, to die again. But then, Flowing on, at Easter,Jesus was brought back to Life,To immortal Life,To be wondered at……..But different: The same One in another way. Chosen witnesses were visited And helped…

Easter Haiku
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Easter Haiku

Hidden in sweet nectarthe cocoon waits for rebirth bejewelled wings rise. …. Lilies of the fieldwhite robed apostles of hope Dancing in the breeze. Heather Kiernan, Pax Christi Scotland Source: ICN

Kampala, Uganda: Archbishop Cyprian Lwanga Dies Suddenly
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Kampala, Uganda: Archbishop Cyprian Lwanga Dies Suddenly

“With deep sorrow, I hereby inform you that our beloved Shepherd, the Archibishop of Kampala Archdiocese, His Grace Dr Cyprian Kizito Lwanga has been called to the House of the Lord. The Archbishop was found dead in his room this morning. We pray that the Almighty and Merciful God may grant him eternal rest,” said…

Cameroon: Cardinal Christian Wiyghan Tumi Dies at 90
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Cameroon: Cardinal Christian Wiyghan Tumi Dies at 90

Cardinal Tumi was born on October 15, 1930 in Kikaikelaki in village in Kumbo in the North West Region of Cameroon. He was the first and only Cameroonian cardinal. He had been Bishop of Yagoua in the Far North Region, Archbishop of Garoua in the North Region where he was named Cardinal and subsequently Archbishop…