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19th September 2014
On 23 September, 120 world leaders – including Prime Minister David Cameron – will meet for an historic climate change summit in New York.
9th September 2014
From 22ndJune to 5th July of this year I represented the British region at the International Conference of Columban Lay Missionaries in Seoul, Korea.
5th September 2014
The Columban Society is celebrating September as a Columban Month of Prayer and Action for Peace to coincide with the International Day for Peace, September 21.
4th September 2014
A listening and learning approach to mission is adopted by Columbans all over the world. Fr. Tom O’Reilly, Regional Director in Britain, tunes in to the ‘back to school’ season in his Appeal letter to supporters, sent out this week.
3rd September 2014
Three bishops in Myanmar have released a statement concerning the armed conflict in Kachin State in the north of the country. As the Columbans prepare to renew a formal presence in the country, the Columban Superior General
2nd September 2014
1 September – 1 October is celebrated as CREATION TIME by Churches Together in Britain and Ireland, Council of European Churches and many other groups. Many useful resources – including a new Columban resource – are available for use
1st September 2014
As the news continues to show the unceasing violence in different parts of the Middle East, we look for ways to show our concern and solidarity that is consistent with the vision and spirit of our Columban tradition and documents.
29th August 2014
Some weeks ago I wrote an article entitled, “Requiem for The Great Barrier Reef.” The article was based on an earlier article in The Guardian by Dr. Timothy Flannery, an Australian scientist and environmental commentator.
16th August 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.
16th August 2014
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.
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Dates for your diary
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