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Comboni Missionary: “I have just escaped from death..”

Uganda and the US have ended a six-year hunt for the fugitive warlord Joseph Kony, the leader of the Lord’s Resistance Army. The LRA, now believed to be down to less than 120 armed men, has splintered into small units operating in the remotest regions of eastern CAR, north-eastern Congo, and Darfur. Experts say that […]

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FAO: “People Must Continue To Produce Their Own Food”

Food and Agriculture Organisation (FAO) in the next two years, among others priorities, will focus on promoting sustainable agriculture, climate change mitigation and adaptation, poverty reduction, water scarcity, and migration. According to FAO Director-General José Graziano da Silva the number of hungry people in the world has increased since 2015, reversing years of progress. He

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RD: Congo

More than 3,300 people have been killed since October alone in the Democratic Republic of the Congo’s Kasai region, said a recent report by Catholic Church. The death toll includes civilians caught in the crossfire of a brutal fight between the Congolese army and an opposing militia group. In the central-southern province of Kasai, the

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Central Africa Republic: Catholic Church – “No To Impunity For Crimes Committed”

Over 5,000 dossiers on violence committed in the Central African Republic from 2014 until today will be submitted to the Special Criminal Court for Central Africa by the Commission “Justice and Peace” of the Catholic Church. The Commission have announced that they have filed 5,285 dossiers on crimes committed in the country to be submitted

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Portugal: Comboni Missionaries – 70 Years Of Active Presence

This year, the Comboni Missionaries are celebrating seventy years of their presence in Portugal. An Institute that is born and grows in response to the new challenges of mission in that country and in the world. The decision was reached in agreement with the Vatican Secretariat of State with a view to opening missions in

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