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27th July 2016
The Columban Missionary Society has produced a statement of policy on Economic Justice. It can be read alongside existing statements on the other Columban JPIC priorities of Climate Change, Water, Extractive Industries, Peace, and Migration.
18th July 2016
Calls to promote community projects at local level as well as challenging undemocratic tendencies at international level featured in last weekend’s annual conference of the National Justice and Peace Network which attracted around 260 participants. Columbans were there in force, including lay missionaries and co-workers, and ran a Columban stall.
15th July 2016
The second Summer School of the three-year formation programme for the training of Spiritual Companions began in the National Catholic seminary in Beijing on July 3rd 2016.
12th July 2016
Extracts from the blogs of 10 Columban co-workers and supporters from the US who visited Britain 3-10 July 2016. They were based at St. Columbans in Solihull.
12th July 2016
MPs will vote on Monday 18 July on renewing the UK’s Trident nuclear weapons system. The Columbans are members of Pax Christi, which has played a leading role with the Network of Christian Peace Organisations in urging that Trident is NOT renewed.
4th July 2016
In the July/ August 2016 edition of the Far East magazine Fr John Keenan remembers the reactions of the poor in Manila when a fire destroyed their shanty town. Fr Shay Cullen expresses all that he has gained from the Japanese religion
1st July 2016
Luda, a Columban Lay Missionary from the Philippines assigned to Korea, reflects on her experience of cross cultural mission and how love has shaped her journey.
29th June 2016
Cardinal Nichols, Archbishop of Westminster and President of the Catholic Bishops’ Conference of England and Wales has released a statement after the EU Referendum saying that racism and hatred of others is “something we must not tolerate”:
16th June 2016
Archbishop Peter Smith and Your Catholic Legacy celebrated Mass in St George’s Cathedral, Southwark, on 11th June to give thanks for the remarkable work undertaken in the UK and overseas by Catholic charities.
13th June 2016
The first anniversary of Pope Francis’ encyclical Laudato Si’ is being marked by Laudato Si’ Week, organised by the Global Catholic Climate Movement.
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