Nakulondo Mpfumu: Lord, I want to follow you.
Africa Region News | Featured | News

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!

Messiah
Europe Region News | Featured | News

Messiah

‘Jerusalema’: Afro-pop with a message
Africa Region News | Europe Region News | News

‘Jerusalema’: Afro-pop with a message

“Jerusalema”, a song which combines a cry to heaven in the Zulu language with Afro-pop rhythms has become a worldwide hit and “dance challenge” all over the world. It was written in December 2019 against the backdrop of the global coronavirus pandemic. Its words sound like a prayer to God for protection and an evocation of the…

Lockdown Song: Revolution of Tenderness
Europe Region News | Featured | News

Lockdown Song: Revolution of Tenderness

The song concludes with a word of thanks to God for raising a flow of tenderness in human hearts. We see God at work mainly in small, loving gestures between people.

Music for Pentecost
Europe Region News | News

Music for Pentecost

The purity of Pérotin spurts out our 21st century ears. Little is known about this French composer, except that he lived and worked around 1200, presumably at Notre Dame in Paris, which was then being built. Pérotin is one of the first European composers to be known by name, although that name testifies to modesty:…

‘Quarantune’ – Philippine Music a Balm to the Soul
Asia Region News | Featured | News

‘Quarantune’ – Philippine Music a Balm to the Soul

Jesuit Communications, the Philippine Jesuits’ media arm, has released an online music video featuring Catholic choirs and musicians performing a composition by Father Eduardo Hontiveros, considered the father of Philippine liturgical music. The video, called a “Quarantune” because it was made during quarantine restrictions, was produced to boost morale among Catholics in the face of…