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Martyr of the Amazon

Returning from a mission of peace, Father Ezequiel Ramin, a 32-year-old Comboni missionary was gunned down in Rondonia, Brazil, in 1985, by armed guards hired by a landowner. The evidences of his…

The Rights of the Indigenous Peoples

The Special Synod for the Amazon wishes to contribute to the new ways of building up the Church and an integral ecology. The objective is to create conditions that allow the populations that inhabit…

What to Expect

The Special Assembly of the Synod of Bishops for the Pan-Amazonian Region will take place in Rome from October 6-27 on the theme, “Amazonia: new paths for the Church and for an integral ecology.” Here…

A Mission of Choices

To be a missionary in the Muslim world is to care for the Christian minority and be witnesses to the Muslims through health care and education. Mission for the author is not about proselytising, but…

Need of Continuous Dialogue in Mindanao

The creation of the new autonomous region in Mindanao is another means to the attainment of elusive peace in this part of the Philippines after decades of violence and conflict. This development is an…

Asia Bibi: The Long Road to Freedom

Sentenced to death in 2010 for “insulting Muhammad,” Asia Bibi was acquitted in 2018. Last May, the Pakistani Catholic woman flew to Canada where she was reunited with her family.

An Only Son, But Never Lonely

A Filipino missionary, Jemboy Caspis, hailing from General Santos, recounts how he faced the dilemma of wanting to be a priest yet facing difficulties because he was an only son. Today, he is working…

A Home-Based Seminary

Lacking the necessary infrastructure and manpower, how does one encourage the youth who seek to become missionaries fulfill their wish? A Comboni missionary describes how he came up with what he calls…

Journeying with the Young

The gospel story of the disciples going to Emmaus illustrates Jesus’ patient and gradual accompaniment of His disciples. To effectively accompany the young towards vocation discernment, consecrated…

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