Sudan: Drenching Land of Nuba Mountains with Prayer
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Sudan: Drenching Land of Nuba Mountains with Prayer

Church leaders in Sudan have declared 2021 a year of prayer and thanksgiving after concluding celebrations to mark 100 years since Christian Missionaries first came to the Nuba Mountains in the North-eastern African countries. In a prayer guide covering 52 weeks of prayer, the Church leaders, including those from the Catholic Church invite Christians from…

Nakulondo Mpfumu: Lord, I want to follow you.
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Nakulondo Mpfumu: Lord, I want to follow you.

Lord I want to follow you if I am poor or rich! I want to follow you Son of God because your glory is wonderful! I want to follow you Son of God because your goodness is wonderful!

Uganda Elections: Multiple Calls for Peaceful Process
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Uganda Elections: Multiple Calls for Peaceful Process

“We may not have violence on election day itself. But depending on how the Uganda Electoral Commission handles the process of releasing election results – this is where the tensions will be.” Despite the seeming tension, the CJPC director says, “People are expected to go and vote, and voter slips are currently being issued to…

Cameroon: “My Night in Captivity’ – Cardinal Tumi Narrates
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Cameroon: “My Night in Captivity’ – Cardinal Tumi Narrates

Cameroon’s Cardinal who was freed after a night with his abductors last November has narrated his ordeal in a new book, Christian Cardinal Tumi’s memoir published under the title, “My Night in Captivity.” In an interview with ACI Africa Tuesday, January 12, the co-author of Cardinal Tumi’s memoir, Martin Jumbam said that it was important for the…

Father Walter Stifter MHM Has Died. RIP.
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Father Walter Stifter MHM Has Died. RIP.

It is with regret that we inform you of the death on the morning of the 12th day of January, 2021 at the age of 83 in the General Hospital of Brixen, Italy, of        Father Walter Stifter Mill Hill Missionary May he rest in peace Walter was born in the town of Weissenbach in the…

Singular Importance Zairean Rite Recognised
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Singular Importance Zairean Rite Recognised

But as the only inculturated form of the Eucharist after Vatican II, the Zaire Rite is hugely important. It essentially serves as a prophetic witness to Vatican II’s vision for greater liturgical adaptation, a vision that Roman authorities have largely suppressed. The point of liturgical inculturation is to support the “full and active participation” of…

Cameroon: St Joseph and Fratelli Tutti Source of Inspiration for Conference of  Bishops
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Cameroon: St Joseph and Fratelli Tutti Source of Inspiration for Conference of Bishops

“In our society today, we spend time shouting at each other, criticizing each other and we want to dominate others,” the Cameroonian Bishop noted, adding that St. Joseph challenges this reality, pointing “out the attitude of silence to better discern and embrace our fellow brothers and Sisters.” “We only discover St. Joseph in practice and…

Holy Land: Renewed Access to Site of Baptism of Jesus
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Holy Land: Renewed Access to Site of Baptism of Jesus

For the first time in over 54 years, the Franciscan friars of the Custody of the Holy Land were able to offer Mass on their property at the site of Christ’s baptism, located in the West Bank. The Mass for the feast of the Baptism of the Lord was said in the Church of St….

India: ‘Migrants with Christ and for Christ’
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India: ‘Migrants with Christ and for Christ’

As I was planning the content and layout of this year’s Vocation Promotion calendar with Fr. Bhaskar MHM, my classmate, we discussed what image to put on the cover page. He suggested we focus on migrants which is apt for the current situation in the world during the time of pandemic here in India and…

Allotment Reflections: Mission Rooted in Closeness
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Allotment Reflections: Mission Rooted in Closeness

Where does evangelisation begin? I work in my allotment most days although there’s not much to do in December. I’d like to introduce you to a few of the allotmenteers I rub shoulders with. Take George, whose son punched and killed a man in a scuffle a few years ago. George’s son went to prison…

USA: How to Make Spiritual Sense of the Attack on the Capitol
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USA: How to Make Spiritual Sense of the Attack on the Capitol

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Kenya, Uganda: Human Trafficking Returnees Tell Their Stories
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Kenya, Uganda: Human Trafficking Returnees Tell Their Stories

Juanita Ndagire was sure that she had a well-paying receptionist job waiting for her at a hotel in Dubai when she left home in Uganda in search for greener pastures. This was, however, a lie that the agents she was working with invented to sell her into slavery thousands of miles away from home. Arrangements…