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  • JejuFr-Cunningham 16th August 2014

    The Visit of Pope Francis to Korea 2014

    Pope Francis is visiting South Korea from Aug 14-18, 2014. He comes to a country facing very difficult challenges both internally and externally, writes Fr Donal O’Keeffe, Columban Director in Korea.

  • Fr. Donal O'Keeffe SSC 16th August 2014

    Columban losses in the Korean War

    In the Korean peninsula war, 1950-1953 the Korean People suffered unimaginable losses. Seven young Columbans stood with them and did not abandon them in their pain and loss.

  • Default news image 6th August 2014

    Columban leadership statement on the violence in Gaza

    HONG KONG (August 5, 2014). As an international Catholic Missionary Society, we have lived and served for nearly 100 years in many countries around the world that have been scarred by war, dictatorships, military oppression and low-grade conflict.

  • Protest2 1st August 2014

    No more war – war never again

    ‘No more war – war never again’ is a message that will be proclaimed by peace groups around the country on Monday 4 August, the anniversary of Britain’s entry into the First World War.

  • eccr-logo 30th July 2014

    NEWS FROM ECCR

    Columban JPIC is a member of the Ecumenical Council for Corporate Responsibility. Here is their latest newsletter:

  • Jeju peace walk 28th July 2014

    Jeju: March for Life and Peace

    Columban JPIC in Korea is currently participating in the Grand March For Life and Peace of Gangjeong Village, Jeju Island 29 July – 2 August.

  • lay missionaries at the conference 22nd July 2014

    Catholic MP blasts “awful” British immigration policy at J&P Conference

    “Many asylum seekers in Britain are at near destitute levels because the government doesn’t want to be seen to be soft on asylum seekers,” Sarah Teather MP, chair of the All-Party Parliamentary Group on Refugees, told the annual gathering of the National Justice and Peace Network (NJPN) on Sunday.

  • with the President of the Youth Club 18th July 2014

    CHINA RE-VISITED

    Sr Isobel Loong was a member of the executive of Cultural Exchange with China about 8 years ago and has now retired to her home in Singapore. She still connects with China and sent the report below after her recent visit to China.

  • vatican-cricket-team (web450) 18th July 2014

    Pakistan’s ‘gift of friendship’ to the Vatican Cricket Team

    The Vatican’s Pontifical Council for Culture has thanked Dr Ishrat ul Ebad Khan, Governor of Sindh in Pakistan, for his support of the Vatican Cricket Club which is about to tour England.

  • NegorNineinquirerJuly2014 (750web) 17th July 2014

    30 Years On: Remembering the Negros Nine

    The thirtieth anniversary of the release of the ‘Negros Nine’ is being marked in the Philippines. The Nine were three missionary priests and six lay leaders who were accused


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Vocation for Justice is produced by the Columban Justice and Peace (JPIC) team in Britain covering a wide range of issues including Environmental Justice, Patenting Life, Migrants, Mining and UK Poverty.

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