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Religion and Conflict; religious-based justification of violence in Eastern Africa

"... there is often a ‘war of ideas’ at the heart of conflict and violence. There is a need for religious leaders to have...

Easter Reflection by Fr Michael McCabe SMA, Provincial Leader

"When I first visited the Falls in Easter 1976, I felt - like Moses before the burning bush - that I was standing on...

A thought for Holy Saturday

The Darkest Hour Cowering in a secret room where fear-filled eyes scoured the world outside for danger the first Holy Saturday was for the followers of Jesus ...

A thought for Good Friday

Today as we contemplate Christ crucified we touch the hem of ‘the mystery of his divine life’. ‘Jesus’s whole life, his way of dealing...

A thought for Holy Thursday

‘Jesus leaves us the Eucharist as the Church’s daily remembrance of, and deeper sharing in, the event of his Passover’. (Par. 13) Taken on their...

TOGO: Care and share in the five Christian communities of Kolowaré

As Easter approaches, the spirit of care and sharing in the Kolowaré parish is growing. SMA Father Silvano Galli writes that "since our parish,...

New York Times – “Hotter, Drier, Hungrier: How Global Warming Punishes the World’s Poorest”

By SOMINI SENGUPTA MARCH 12, 2018 KAKUMA, Kenya — These barren plains of sand and stone have always known lean times: times when the...

SMA Wilton Parish responds to the Homeless crisis in Cork.

"The Wilton Justice Group feel privileged to be involved in such a practical project to help tackle the homeless problem in Cork city."  The Wilton...