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Child sex trade 'worth $34 billion in India', shocking figures show

Child-SexAGAINST TRAFFICKING - The trafficking of young girls from countries like Nepal and Bangladesh into India for forced prostitution shows no signs of abatement, even as three million women are estimated to be sucked up into flesh trade. This alarming figure comes via a study conducted by the Global March Against Child Labour, led by child rights activist...

 

Australia - Catholic Mission calls for the support of Australians in order to feed the hungry, malnourished and sick Peruvian children

Catholic Mission Christmas AppealpreviewMESSAGES - The phenomenon of malnutrition continues to spread in some of the poorest and most remote areas of Peru. In view of the upcoming holiday season, Catholic Mission Australia has launched its appeal highlighting the work of Catholic missionaries working in the Latin American Country in order to try to overcome the serious problem that primarily...

 

Letter to Malala Yousafzai, 2014 Nobel Peace Award

malala-yousafzai-time-100-feat-150x150MESSAGES - Dear Malala Yousufzai: The Brothers of the Christian Schools, together with more than 86,000 Lasallian educators and one million Lasallian students who participate in our worldwide educational communities, would like to congratulate you for the 2014 Nobel Peace Award. In a special way, we join the educators and the students of our four centers...

 

EU and FAO step up action against desertification in Africa, Caribbean and Pacific

treeJUSTICE AND PEACE - The European Union (EU) and FAO in collaboration with the African, Caribbean and Pacific Group of States (ACP) have launched a €41 million, 4.5-year programme to bolster sustainable land management and restore drylands and degraded lands in Africa, the Caribbean and the Pacific. The programme, named Action Against Desertification...

 

News from Solidarity with South Sudan

sudsudanSOLIDARITY WITH S. SUDAN - Greetings to you all.  It has been a busy year for Solidarity with South Sudan.  The ongoing disruption within the country while no longer pulling media attention as it did at the end of last year, has continued to provide challenges for us as we move forwards.  While we had to redeploy members from Malakal, due to the violence which resulted...

 

Indian Franciscans Plan for the year of Consecrated life: 2015

FranciscanspreviewCONSECRATED LIFE - The Religious Congregations that follow the life and rule of St. Francis and St. Clare of Assisi are totally 52 with 165 Provinces with membership of around 50000 Religious priests, brothers and sisters. They are both cloistered and apostolic; serving through institutions as well as through their humble dwellings amidst the marginalised...

 

Indonesia - First Interreligious Congress dedicated to "true brotherhood"

Romo-Aloys-Budi-PurnomopreviewINTERRELIGIOUS DIALOG - To live and give witness to "true brotherhood": was the aim of the interreligious Congress held in recent days by the Archdiocese of Semarang, in Central Java. This is a new and unique initiative of its kind at a national level: "A congress dedicated to brotherhood, which was attended by not only the followers of the great religions...

 

Little brothers of Jesus - Message of the Chapter

MESSAGES - La Storta (Italy September 6-30, 2014). When we entered into the hall of the Chapter (the General Assembly which brought together delegates from the countries where the Fraternity is present) it was the world which was invited to our table. We heard our brothers speak about the war in Syria and Iraq with wave upon...

 

 

Filipino Comboni: Ebola is a call to mission for Africa

ebola4HEALTH - "Ebola is affecting the poorest people and the poorest continent. This is why there is a call for the mission to be present in Africa: to collaborate with the government, to work on the formation of the people and to aid the families affected by the disease," says Fr. Miguel Llamanzares, delegation superior of the Comboni Missionaries of the Heart of Jesus (MCCJ) in Asia...

 

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