FIRST EVANGELIZATION, ABORTION AND FORMATION OF CONSCIENCES: AN OPEN LETTER BY A COMBONI MISSIONARY

Created on Saturday, 06 December 2014 06:03 6 December 2014 – A Comboni Missionary writes an open letter to the XVIII General Chapter of the Comboni Missionaries that will take place in 2015. Among the many challenges and important issues concerning mission today, Fr. Francesco Chemello, a missionary working in Leer, South Sudan, raises the question: “in our first evangelization, […]

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AFRICAN UNION COMMUNIQUÉ ON SOUTH SUDAN

Created on Saturday, 06 December 2014 15:02 6 December 2014 – (radiotamazuj.org – 6 Dec.) – The African Union announced yesterday that it was deeply concerned that the South Sudanese warring parties have back-tracked on previous agreements and also failed to meet a 15-day deadline set by mediators for completing consultations on a power-sharing proposal.   Sitting in Addis Ababa, […]

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SOUTH SUDAN AMONG 'HIGHLY CORRUPTED' COUNTRIES, SAYS CORRUPTION PERCEPTIONS INDEX

Created on Friday, 05 December 2014 06:10 5 December 2014 – Transparency International, a Germany-based non-governmental organization that monitors and publicizes corporate and political corruption in international development, has published its 2014 annual Corruption Perceptions Index.   South Sudan appears raking 171 out of 175 countries and scores 15 out of 100. That rank makes the world’s youngest nation to […]

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WORLD'S FAITH LEADERS SIGN UP TO STAMP OUT MODERN SLAVERY

Created on Thursday, 04 December 2014 06:12 4 December 2014 – (Vatican Radio – 3 Dec.) – An unprecedented gathering of religious leaders from all corners of the globe took place in the Vatican on Tuesday for the signing of a joint declaration against modern slavery. Pope Francis joined Anglican, Orthodox, Jewish, Shia and Sunni Muslim, Hindu and Buddhist representatives […]

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‘MOST SUSTAINED FIGHTING SINCE MAY’: UN

Created on Thursday, 04 December 2014 06:07  4 December 2014 – (radiotamazuj.org – 4 Dec.) – Fighting between SPLA-Juba and SPLA-IO in northern Jonglei State represents the most sustained fighting in South Sudan since May, according to UN peacekeepers.   Stephane Dujarric, spokesman of the UN Secretary-General in New York said on Wednesday that the clashes have been continuing in […]

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BRAZIL’S COMBONI MISSIONARIES HOLD SEMINAR ON EVANGELISATION AND SOCIO-ENVIRONMENTAL JUSTICE

Created on Wednesday, 03 December 2014 06:46 3 December 2014 – The Comboni Missionaries in Brazil held a three days seminar on the theme of ‘evangelisation and socio-environmental justice’. The meeting took place in Manaus, at the heart of the Amazon rain forest, on 15-17 November 2014. Participants came mainly from missions spread across the vast Brazilian Amazon rain forest. […]

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CHURCH SERVICES RESUME IN MALAKAL, SOUTH SUDAN

Created on Tuesday, 02 December 2014 06:17 2 December 2014 – For the first time since the beginning of the current crisis in South Sudan on 15 December 2013 the Holy Mass was celebrated at St. Mary’s church in Malakal. Altogether the Catholic parishes that have been reopened in Malakal count three. This includes St. Joseph’s cathedral and Christ the […]

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POPE FRANCIS & PATRIARCH BARTHOLOMEW SIGN JOINT DECLARATION

Created on Monday, 01 December 2014 08:09 1 December 2014 – (Vatican Radio) – Pope Francis and the Ecumenical Patriarch Bartholomew I, spiritual leader of the Orthodox world, on Sunday signed a Joint Declaration reaffirming their desire to overcome the obstacles dividing their two Churches. The two leaders also deplored the terrible situation facing Christians and all who are suffering […]

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