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  • AnnaRome 23rd July 2015

    Rome Conference – Our Human Family

    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.

  • ColGrouphall 21st July 2015

    Peacemaking is God’s work

    “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).

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    ‘Laudato Si’: Columban Study and Action Guide

    This programme provides notes for 6- 7 meetings, based on the encyclical ‘Laudato Si’.

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    Columbans at Proclaim ’15

    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.

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    ‘Laudato Si’ Video Resources

    The following short video clips help to introduce the 2015 papal encyclical ‘Laudato Si’:

  • CYP Awards photo 3rd July 2015

    Columbans sponsor young environmentalists award

    Hundreds of young people from as far away as Liverpool and Cardiff, gathered in London’s Leicester Square on 1 July for the inaugural Celebrating Young People’s Awards

  • WEB 450 Heat-Wave-Pakistan12-550x350 2nd July 2015

    Pakistan heatwave killing the poor and elderly

    Fr Liam is an Irish Columban priest based in Pakistan. He reports on the deaths there from a severe heatwave.

  • FAR EAST July August 2015 Front Cover (450) 26th June 2015

    Far East July/ August 2015

    In the Far East July/ August 2015 edition we explore the spirituality of Saint Columban, the plight of Taiwanese migrant workers and we are introduced to prisoner Shoda Akira who faced execution. 

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    Laudato Si: A Message from Columban leadership

    Greetings All,

    Praised Be! Today the world – and the Columbans – welcome Laudato Si: On Care for Our Common Home, Pope Francis’ Encyclical on the Environment – the first of its kind. Let us join together in celebrating Laudato Si which echos our Call to Communion. Pope Francis invites us

  • columbans-at-the-2008-religious-lobby-of-parliament-on-climate-change2 17th June 2015

    Countdown to the Environment Encyclical

    Ellen Teague of the Columban JPIC team in Britain has written a ‘countdown’ series every day for ten day in the lead-up to the publication of the environment encyclical of Pope Francis ‘Laudato Si’. Here are the links.

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FAR EAST July August 2015 Full Cover

A Columban Publication that reports on the work of Columban Missionaries, seeking spiritual and material support for our Missions around the world.

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Vocation for Justice Magazine


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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