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The Gift of Generosity – Reflection For St. Brigid’s Day

  St. Brigid's desire: "... to satisfy the poor, to banish every hardship, and to save every sorrowful person." GIFT OF HOSPITALITY  - Reflection for St. Brigid's...

Irish Government in the Dock over failures on Climate Action

Barristers representing Climate Case Ireland argued that constitutes a breach of the Irish Constitution, the European Convention on Human Rights, the Climate Action...

SMA support the care and reintegration of the mentally ill in the Benin Republic.

"We must change the way we look at people Who are fragile Because all this is about humanity" - Grégoire Ahongbonon Editor's Note: Across the world there are...

World Leprosy Day – 27 January – and the light of the Gospel in...

"Today the fight against exclusion and stigmatization must be extended to other areas of our African culture, such as tribalism, which today remains a...

From Filth to Life – how a dying lake was brought back to life

"The Earth, our home, is beginning to look more and more like an immense pile of filth." - Pope Francis, Laudato Si' (LS 21) Editor's Note:...

African Church leaders react to ‘false gospel of prosperity’

Catholicism does not come with material rewards guaranteed despite promises of charismatic preachers...  Editor's Note: The statement attributed to Jesus in Matthew's Gospel: "The poor...

Africa is producing baptized people, not Christians

"From a historical perspective, it is clear that since the arrival of the missionaries lay people have actively participated in evangelization, particularly through the...

Prayer to Christ the Healer

Editor's Note: The following prayer to Christ the Healer was submitted by the SMA Justice officer, Gerry Forde. It reminded us of a beautiful...