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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’:
3rd July 2015
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
2nd July 2015
Fr Liam is an Irish Columban priest based in Pakistan. He reports on the deaths there from a severe heatwave.
26th June 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.
18th June 2015
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
17th June 2015
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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