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28th August 2015
Pope Francis has decided to set up a “World Day of Prayer for the Care of Creation” which will be celebrated on 1st September annually.
27th August 2015
In the latest edition of the Far East we see the wonderful work of the Irish Good Shepherd Sisters in Asia, we hear tales of reconciliation exchanged in rural China and we uncover the unbaptised Japanese Christians and their extraordinary virtue.
14th August 2015
Columban missionaries in Australia have launched a new Columban website, which aims to educate and inspire Columban Missionaries and the wider public about interreligious dialogue.
13th August 2015
Pope Francis has declared 1 September to be an annual ‘World Day of Prayer for Care for Creation’. The day of prayer, the pope said, will give individuals and communities an opportunity to implore God’s help in protecting creation and an opportunity to ask God’s forgiveness “for sins committed against the world in which we live.”
6th August 2015
The Columbans and CYMFed are seeking to appoint a ‘Faith in Action Graduate Volunteer’. This will be a year of personal development and growth, putting faith into action in justice and peace education and in supporting Catholic Youth Ministry in England and Wales.
23rd July 2015
Anna Brown writes: At the end of the June I had the privilege of being one of the 100 young people invited to attend the Green Faiths Emerging Leaders Multi-faith Climate Convergence in Rome. I was representing the Columbans UK Justice, Peace and Integrity of Creation Team.
21st July 2015
“All of our peacemaking work is God’s work” Bishop John Rawsthorne, Emeritus Bishop of Hallam, told 300 people at a Mass during last weekend’s annual gathering of the National Justice and Peace Network (NJPN).
12th July 2015
This programme provides notes for 6- 7 meetings, based on the encyclical ‘Laudato Si’.
10th July 2015
The Columbans in Britain are sharing their experience of evangelisation in Britain and in other countries with delegates at the National Evangelisation Conference in Birmingham on Saturday 11th July.
8th July 2015
The following short video clips help to introduce the 2015 papal encyclical ‘Laudato Si’:
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Dates for your diary
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