No Life without water. Even more than food we need it to survive. That is why access to water is a basic human right. Yet, some 663 Million people do not have access to clean water. About a third of the world’s population lacks basic sanitary services.
In 1942, the Japanese invaded what is now East Malaysia: Sarawak and Sabah. They interned all the Mill Hill missionaries as enemy aliens, except for those from Tyrol, a German speaking part of northern Italy, because Italy was an ally of the Japanese. There were two such Mill Hill men in Sarawak and eight in Sabah, but when, in 1945, Italy surrendered, the eight men in Sabah were rounded up by the Japanese and marched off to an internment camp. They never arrived. Somewhere on that journey, they were killed; we don’t know how and we are not sure where, for their remains have never been found.
The film Spotlight which deals with the uncovering of the sex abuse scandal that came to light in the Archdioces of Boston at the beginning of the 21st century has won at the Oscars
Edson Castete Paguntalan was ordained on 5th February 2016 in the parish of the Immaculate Conception, Calinog, Iloilo, The PHILIPPINES by th Most Rev. Angel N. Lagdameo, Archbishop of Jaro.
Fr Alois Prader mhm who died on 10th February 2016 served as a missionary in Pakistan all his life
The Amnesty International Report 2015/16 documents the state of human rights in 160 countries and territories during 2015.
"Abuses were reported in countries in the Asia-Pacific region including Laos, Myanmar, Pakistan, Sri Lanka and Vietnam," the report says.
Hunger is the greatest scandal of our times. Dying of hunger means an agonizing slow death. Although there is enough food for all, 3 million children die every year of malnutrition.
This is the German language mission magazine of the Mill Hill Missionaries celebrating the 150 years jubilee of St. Joseph's Missionary Society and 125 years of existence in Tirol.
This year, to correspond with the Year of Mercy, we will be reflecting on the healing miracles of Jesus in the Gospel narratives of Matthew.