Latin American Bishops are expected to place a renewed emphasis on mission.
More than a quarter of the inhabitants of Rio de Janeiro live in so-called informal settlements (favelas). Evictions are the order of the day - to facilitate urban expansion.
April 22nd is global 'Earth Day'
March 8th is the International Women's Day. International Women's Day celebrates the social, economic, cultural and political achievement of women. In 2017, the theme is "Women in the changing world of work." A reflective article in UCANews:
Executive Summary of a Report on the current state of religious freedom in the world.
Based on a historical novel written by the well -known Japanese Catholic author Shusaku Endo, the film 'Silence'has been a long time in the making.
Kakuma Refugee Camp, Kenya
Fr Peter Major mhm I never knew what an American was until I left the United States. I never knew what an American accent was until I went to England.…
From 3 – 8 September 2016 Frs Michael Corcoran, General Superior, and Desmond McGillicuddy, Vicar General, visited the two last remaining Mill Hill missionaries in Brazil – in the diocese of Governador Valadares.
Today we commemorate St Alberto Hurtado SJ, a remarkable contemporary Chilean saint. Alberto was years ahead of his time in his approach to social issues. Read this portrait from Thinkingfaith.