Hispanic Catholics Still Unaccommodated in U.S.
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Hispanic Catholics Still Unaccommodated in U.S.

After more than a decade of researching parish life, and after teaching many cohorts of diverse pastoral ministers, something has become disturbingly clear to me: institutionalized racial and ethnic inequality, especially of the anti-Hispanic variety, is endemic in Catholic parishes.  There are statistics that bear this out. From 2011 to 2013, the National Study of…

‘A World Trip Behind the Stove’ at Church of Our Saviour, The Hague, Netherlands
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‘A World Trip Behind the Stove’ at Church of Our Saviour, The Hague, Netherlands

Meals for the homeless. “A world trip behind the stove” Isabelle Pradier is Meals for the Homeless Coordinator at Church of our Savior. Meals for the Homeless serves a three-course hot meal to 120 homeless people in The Hague twice a month. Meals consist of hot soup in the winter months or salad in the…

The Role of the Church in a Secular World – An Interview with Brussels Cardinal de Kesel.
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The Role of the Church in a Secular World – An Interview with Brussels Cardinal de Kesel.

In his latest book the 73-year-old cardinal, who recently completed treatment for cancer, talks about his vision on the role faith can play in modern times. “Christianity has become a cultural religion in the West due to historical circumstances. However, that is not necessarily the case in other parts of the world, just look at…

Pakistan: Pastoral Care – The Case of Persons Acccused of Blasphemy
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Pakistan: Pastoral Care – The Case of Persons Acccused of Blasphemy

Cases involving blasphemy are unpredictable and uncertain. They create hopelessness for the victim, family and community. Along with legal aid, good pastoral care can help victims and families to cope in an uncertain situation. When any Christian person or family is accused of committing blasphemy against the religion of Islam, the shock affects them emotionally…

Busaana, Uganda: a Recent Mill Hill Missionary Outreach
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Busaana, Uganda: a Recent Mill Hill Missionary Outreach

It is now about two years since the mission of Busaana was officially opened on 23rd May 2019 and handed on to the care of the MILL HILL Missionaries. Sixteen outstations that were part of the Kayunga parish constituted the new Busaana parish. The dominant community in Busaana are the Baganda. The Baganda as a…

Karamoja, Uganda: Experience of Visiting a Homestead
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Karamoja, Uganda: Experience of Visiting a Homestead

A homestead is the name of the homes in which the Karamojong live either as families or as clans. During the course of my Mission Experience Program in Kotido Diocese, Loyoro, Karamoja, I came to learn that there are many values depicted by the homestead in Karamoja. The homes of the Karimojong are constructed with…

Malindi, Kenya: Newly Appointed Bishop Willybard Lagho Getting Smell of the Sheep
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Malindi, Kenya: Newly Appointed Bishop Willybard Lagho Getting Smell of the Sheep

For over three years, the Catholic Diocese of Malindi waited on Pope Francis to give them a new shepherd to head the diocese. Following Bishop Emmanuel Barbara, OFM Cap’s demise, in 2018, Right Reverend Fr. Albert Buijs MHM has been the Diocesan administrator for Malindi Diocese. It is marvelous to see the work he did…

Shauri Moyo, Kenya: A Personal Testimony of Growth in Mission
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Shauri Moyo, Kenya: A Personal Testimony of Growth in Mission

Shauri Moyo urban parish apostolate makes the presence of Mill Hill Missionaries in Nairobi concrete. I had the privilege of serving in this parish for the last seven and half years. More precisely I got my appointment from the then Superior General Rev. Tony Chantry on 20/7/12 approximately 4 months after my perpetual oath. He…

Year of St. Joseph: Prominent Role of Catholic Men in Diocese of Kumba, Cameroon
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Year of St. Joseph: Prominent Role of Catholic Men in Diocese of Kumba, Cameroon

Members of the Catholic Men Association (CMA) in Cameroon’s Diocese of Kumba are expected to coordinate initiatives marking the year of St. Joseph, the Local Ordinary has told ACI Africa in an interview. In the Tuesday, February 23 interview, Bishop Agapitus Nfon said, “I have entrusted the activities of the Year of St. Joseph to…