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Latest News, Blogs & Articles

  • Colognoedebt 27th July 2016

    Columban Society JPIC Statement: Economic Justice

    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.

  • NJPN Cnference 2016 1 18th July 2016

    We mustn’t allow democracy to be eroded, says Justice and Peace Network

    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.

  • Eamonn2 15th July 2016

    Formation Summer School in China

    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.

  • Visit to a mosquecropped 12th July 2016

    Invitation to Mission in Britain US Delegation

    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.

  • Beth,Nat,Ellen 12th July 2016

    No Faith in Trident

    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.

  • FE July Cover 4th July 2016

    July/ August Far East Out Now

    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

  • luda1 (web450) 1st July 2016

    I have chosen Love

    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.

  • Cardinal with Kevin and Jim 29th June 2016

    Racism and hatred must never be tolerated, Cardinal Vincent Nichols

    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”:

  • Barry and Margaret (thumbnail) 16th June 2016

    Catholics Building a Better Future

    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.

  • Meeting of the Global Catholic Climate Movement in Paris 13th June 2016

    Laudato Si’ Week 12-19 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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FE July 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

VOC Newsletter Summer 2016

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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Dates for your diary


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