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Lenten Weekly Reflection for March 24, Third Sunday of Lent

March 18, 2019
by 
Luke Stocking, Regional Deputy Director of Development and Peace for Central Canada
Children in Bangladesh
Gospel: Exodus 3:1-15 and Luke 13:1-9 

God’s Holy intervention

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Lenten Weekly Reflection for March 17, Second Sunday of Lent

March 11, 2019
by 
Kathleen Ladouceur, Catholic Schools Program Officer for Development and Peace in Alberta
Umuechem community

Gospel: Luke 9:28b-36

Imagine what we could accomplish…

Each year, our Lenten Gospel journey begins with talking about the forty days of preparation (see last week’s Gospel). We then confirm Christ’s divinity and anticipate what is to come in Jerusalem.

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Lenten Weekly Reflection for March 10, First Sunday of Lent

March 7, 2019
by 
Kathleen Ladouceur, Catholic Schools Program Officer for Development and Peace in Alberta

Gospel: Luke 4:1-13

Reconstruction after Hurricane Matthew makes progress thanks to local participation

March 5, 2019

Once a charred brown, the palm lined hills that surround the colonial town of Cavaillon, have, two years after Hurricane Matthew, regained their...

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The cry of the Haitian People

February 22, 2019

For almost two weeks now, the Haitian people have been in the streets of Port-au-Prince, expressing their anger at the government, which they accuse of being corrupt and of, among other things, misappropriating millions...

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The negative impacts of mining on women in Sierra Leone

January 9, 2019
by 
Geneviève Talbot, Program Officer - Africa
The negative benefits of mining for women in Sierra Leone

Sierra Leone is a resource-rich country with significant deposits of iron ore, diamonds, bauxite, rutile and gold. The mineral resources are contributing about 24% to the country's GDP...

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“A cry to the world”: Cardinal Tagle visits Rohingya Refugee camps in Bangladesh

December 20, 2018
visiting Rohingya refugee camps

“This camp is a cry to the whole world for a better politics based on compassion and solidarity,” said Cardinal Luis Antonio Tagle, president...

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In solidarity with the Palestinian people

November 29, 2018
In solidarity with the Palestinian people

The Gaza strip is affected by a severe humanitarian crisis caused by a 10-year Israeli economic embargo, three successive wars and a drastic reduction in US aid.

The situation in Kerala remains precarious

September 24, 2018

More than a month after torrential rains poured down upon the state of Kerala in southwestern India, the situation of thousands of people remains very precarious.

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