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January 31 - Seminar "Women in the New Testament"

Seminario Perroni 2015 previewROME - You are kindly invited to a seminar organized by the Collaboration Working group scheduled on Saturday January 31 from 9:30-12:30 at Fratelli delle Scuole Cristiane. Professor Marinella Peroni will talk on "Women in the New Testament". The talk will be in Italian, translation to English and Spanish will be available.


Juan Diego International Community in New York

champagnatNEWS 2015 - A new way of being Brothers! This expression sums up what we Brothers of Arco Norte seek to achieve as we united to form our Juan Diego Community and began our mission in East Harlem, New York City. What we Marists are attempting to do is respond to needs expressed by many Latino immigrants and the Church in this New York City neighborhood.


Card. Ravasi on “Light” and its symbol as the Revelation

International Year of Light 2015 - color logo 2REFLECTION - Cardinal Gianfranco Ravasi, President of the Pontifical Council for Culture,  has marked  the opening of  the International Year of Light with a speech that focuses on light as a theological symbol. The International Year of Light is a global initiative which aims to highlight the importance of light and optical technologies in the lives of all citizens...


India - ‘Kabhi Khushi Kabhi Gham’: a Mental and Emotional Initiative for Every Child in Mumbai

ghamEDUCATION - On the occasion of the Bicentenary of the Birth of Don Bosco, Prafulta Psychological Services, a Don Bosco Organization in Mumbai, organized ‘Kabhi Khushi Kabhi Gham’ a programme to boost the mental health of children in Mumbai. Over 1600 youngsters benefitted from this programme that was held at three different locations across the city...


Week of Prayer for Christian Unity highlights role of women in Churches

week prayerpreviewINTERRELIGIOUS DIALOG - Ecumenical celebrations on the theme of the Samaritan woman at the well can also challenge Christians to “give equal standing” to women in the different Churches today. From January 18th to 25th, Christians in many countries around the world mark the annual Week of Prayer for Christian Unity, reflecting together on how to overcome...


Rediscovering the faith thanks to the missionary Churches of Asia

SOUTH KOREA - GirlspreviewTESTIMONY - Dearest Father Piero Gheddo, I write this letter to you with great joy! First of all let me introduce myself. My name is Giovanni Maria (son of a family with eight children, four boys and four girls), I'm 24 and I have just completed economic studies at the Bocconi University. I work as a researcher at the IESE Business School in Barcelona focusing on Africa...


News related to the Committee on World Food Security (CFS)

CFS-logoJUSTICE AND PEACE - Dear friends, We are sharing some important news related to the Committee on World Food Security (CFS)that can be of your interest. 1.    Renewal of the Steering Committee of the High Level Panel of Experts (HLPE). The HLPE Steering Committee is to be renewed in 2015, for a 2-year term starting at the closure of CFS42 (2015)...


Cambodian Salesians start new high school

cambodianEDUCATION - Governor of Phnom Penh Pa Socheatevong opened the new building of the Don Bosco High school in Teuk Thla village in Sen Sok district in Phnom Penh on December 15. Although students come from different groups, an atmosphere of peace can be built together, said the governor while opening the school...


Franciscans say role of economics is to serve humanity

annual meetignEVENTS - Conflicts, climate change, growth and stability, income inequality and development are just some of the themes on the agenda at the annual World Economic Forum in Davos, Switzerland.   Running from January 21st to 24th, the Forum is being attended by scores of heads of state or government and more than 2,000 leaders from business and society.




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