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.
The first issue of the original 'St Joseph's Foreign Missionary Advocate' appeared in the Autumn of 1883. The front page had an engraving of the College at Mill Hill, above which in large letters the following words: "HELP! HELP! HELP! us to send Priests to the 900,000,000 HEATHEN." It was announced that the new magazine would be issued quarterly, that it would cost one and a half pence per copy, two pence in Australia, and with the American supplement, 6 US cents.
The Mill Hill missionaries in Cameroon sent this photographic impression of the ordination of Ignatius Nshing Tanjua mhm on 6th February 2016 at St Anthony’s Parish, Njinikom, Archdiocese of Bamenda. The Rt. Rev. George Nkuo, Bishop of Kumbo, was the ordaning minister.
Readers of St. Joseph’s Advocate know us as the Mill Hill Missionaries. The name goes right back to 1866 when Fr. Herbert Vaughan (later Cardinal Archbishop of Westminster) founded our Missionary Society in a place called Mill Hill, located in North West London. But our official title is ‘St. Joseph’s Missionary Society’.
The last 15 years have seen some progress in reducing poverty in the world. Yet 10% of the world’s population still live in extreme poverty.
Climbing the holy mountain, Mount Singai.